Biography of Simon Oberfelder
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SIMON OBERFELDER, cashier of The National Bank of Arizona, has been identified with the financial life of Arizona during the past seventeen years, and during this time has aided in bringing this bank to its present state of efficiency. Mr. Oberfelder came to Arizona to take the position of assistant cashier of The National Bank of Arizona, and the next year, having shown such marked ability, was promoted to the position of cashier, which carries with it practically the management of the institution. Mr. Oberfelder is a native of Germany and was born in 1857. His parents were Meyer and Babetta Hellman Oberfelder. Mr. Oberfelder was given the benefit of the excellent school system of Germany. He also had a college course. He spent several years in different eastern states and came to Arizona from Omaha, where he had been connected with one of the strong firms of that city. He has been a leader in the civic and financial life of Arizona and ranks as one of her most able financiers. He was married to Miss Fannie M. Rau, the daughter of a well known Federal officer of a Kentucky regiment in the Civil War. Mr. Oberfelder is a member of the Masons.

From:
Who's Who in Arizona
Vol 1
Compiled and Published by Jo Conners
Press of The Arizona Daily Star
Tucson, Arizona 1913


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