Charles F. Hinricks, cashier of the Will County National Bank, is among the able and widely known financiers
of Joliet. He was born in Green Garden Township, Will County, March 29, 1866, the son of U. H. and Caroline (Karch)
Ijinricks. Mr. Hinrieks is deceased. He and his wife were early settlers of Will County. Mrs. Hinricks resides
at Peotone, Ill., and is 88 years old.
Charles F. Hinricks obtained his education in the public schools of Green Garden and Frankfort, Ill. He later entered
Northwestern College at Naperville, where he specialized in the study of accounting and law, and from which institution
he was graduated in 1885. He engaged in teaching school during the succeeding four years and then came to Joliet,
where he spent five years in the service of the Joliet City Bank. He was then employed in the accounting and cost
department of the Illinois Steel Company for eight years, after which he was identified with the Citizens National
Bank for six years, and then with the real estate firm of Monroe Brothers for seven years. In July, 1920, Mr. Hinricks
became associated with the Will County National Bank, Joliet, in the capacity of assistant cashier, and on Sept.
15th of the same year he was made cashier of that institution. Since that date Mr. Hinricks has devoted his entire
attention to the affairs of this bank with most gratifying results.
Mr. Hinricks was married Nov. 1, 1889, to Miss Hannah C. Stassen, who was born in Green Garden Township, Will County.
They have four children: Caroline D., the widow of Albert Kroesch, lives at Bloomington; Herbert S., Topeka, Kans.;
Hazel L., wife of M. G. Jordon; and Myrtle J., at home.
Mr. Hinricks is a Republican, and belongs to the Masonic Lodge, thirty second degree, Knights Templar, Lions Club,
Shabbona Club, and Chamber of Commerce.
History of Will County, Illinois
By: August Maue
Historical Publishing Company
Will County, Il
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