Emile Kellogg Boisot
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Emile Kellogg Boisot was born in Dubuque, Iowa on February 26, 1859. He was the son of Louis Daniel Boisot and Albertina Bush. In 1875 he obtained employment with the German Bank at Dubuque, where he remained for three years. In 1878 he moved to Chicago, Illinois where he entered the bond department of the First National Bank.
On November 4, 1891, he married Lilly Woodbury Reid in Chicago, Illinois. They had two children, Louis Marston Boisot and Marion Boisot.
On January 1, 1897, Boisot was promoted manager of the Foreign Exchange and Bond Department at the First National Bank of Chicago. In 1904, He was appointed vice president and manager of the bank. He was director of three other Chicago banks and trustee of Rollins College.
In 1908 the Boisot built a large house on the block of 6th Avenue in La Grange, IL In 1924, he moved to a large home at 585 Bellefontaine St. in Pasadena, California. The house was designed in 1912 by Frederick C. Grable and Clarence A. Austin of the well known design firm, Grable & Austin who are accredited to building over seventy homes in the Pasadena area.
On February 1, 1941, Boisot died in Pasadena, California. He was 81 years old.
- The history of the First National Bank of Chicago, pg 174.
- New York Times (1857-Current file); Feb 3, 1941; ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851 - 2002) pg. 17