George S. Eccles

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George S. Eccles
Born1900
Died1982
Known forFirst Security Corporation
Spouse(s)Dolores “Lolie” Doré Eccles

George S. Eccles (1900–1982), the sixth of nine children of Utah industrialist David Eccles and his wife Ellen Stoddard Eccles. He grew up in Logan, Utah, and graduated from Columbia University in New York, where he met fellow student Dolores “Lolie” Doré, whom he wed in 1925. George and his brother Marriner Stoddard Eccles founded First Security Corporation in 1928. He served as CEO of First Security Corporation from 1945 to 1982. In 1960 he and his wife co-founded the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Foundation Founders". George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation. 2005. Retrieved April 20, 2009.