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SHERMAN, Glenn Arthur 1904 - 1958


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 5/25/2021 at 20:22:53

"The Fairfield Ledger"
Wednesday, September 24, 1958
Page 1, Column 7

G. SHERMAN, Banker, Civic Leader, Dies

Glenn A. SHERMAN, Fairfield banker and community leader, died suddenly early today at his home at 810 S. Third St. Death was caused by a heart attack.

SHERMAN was executive vice president of the First National Bank. He returned to Fairfield by train Tuesday night after attending the American Bankers' Association convention in Chicago.

Members of his family said he had felt ill during the day Tuesday. He was stricken about 2 a.m, and died before a physician could be summoned.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the First Methodist church. Rites will be conducted by Dr. J. Henry Teele. The body will lie in state at the Weston Behner Funeral home Thursday evening and Friday morning. The casket will not be opened at the church.

SHERMAN was a lifetime resident of Jefferson county. He was born Jan. 25, 1904 at Four Corners, the son of Oscar and Delia KAUFFMAN SHERMAN. He was married to Ruth LINN Aug. 12, 1939 at Fairfield.

He is survived by his wife, three daughters, Carol, Sylvia and Mary Glen, and one son, Timothy.

SHERMAN had been affiliated with the First National Bank for 32 years. He began his employment there in August, 1926 and was named executive vice president Sept. 1, 1949.

SHERMAN was active in community and civic affairs. He was a member of the First Methodist church and a member of Masonic orders, including Clinton Lodge No. 15, Royal Arch Masons of Iowa, Scottish Rite Bodies of Iowa and Kaaba Temple, Davenport Shrine.

He was a member of the board of directors of the Fairfield Public Library and treasurer of the Fairfield Community school district. He was also treasurer of the Fairfield Development Corp. and a former member of the board of directors of the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce.

SHERMAN was president of the Fairfield Lions club in 1943-44 and served in many other capacities within the club. He was a member of the Fairfield Elks Lodge, Izaak Walton league, Country Club and Walton club. He was also county chairman of the U.S. Savings Bond program, an office he had filled for many years.

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