Business & Finance: Woman in Banking

In 1907 John Dodge, a widower, took unto himself a second wife, Mathilda Rausch of Detroit. When two years after his death in 1922 the Dodge Bros, motor interests were sold for $120,000,000, his widow was one of the richest women in the U. S. She took an active part in the disposal of the company, showed business acumen. That same year she married Alfred George Wilson of Detroit. She became a director of Fidelity Bank & Trust Co. (then Fidelity Trust Co.), later was elected to the board of Graham-Paige Motor Corp. She built...

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