William A. Lanterman was born in Blairstown New Jersey, November 24, 1854, a son of Abraham and Jane (LaRue) Lanterman, also natives of that state. Both have now passed away, the father having died in the year 1877 while his mother's death occurred in 1904.
He completed his education in the Blairstown Academy, from which he was graduated, and in 1875 he arrived in North Dakota becoming one of the pioneer residents of Grand Forks. For a time he engaged in business at Hillsboro, this state, and in 1883 moved to Mandan, where he was engaged in the stock business until 1900.
In the meantime, he had become actively identified with banking interests, having in 1892 been elected to the presidency of the State Bank of Morton County. He is also president of the Mandan Loan & Investment Company, is vice president of the First National Bank at New Salem, ND and has other connections with financial institutions.
On the 22nd of March 1886, in Racine, Wisconsin, Mr. Lanterman was united in marriage to Miss Harriet M. Shaw by whom he has three children, as follows" Bessie, who is now the wife of E. A. Ripley of Mandan, North Dakota; Eunice, who gave her hand in marriage to William Ordway of Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Horace W., a resident of Mandan, ND
Fraternally Mr. Lanterman is a Master Mason, while his religious faith is that of the Presbyterian church. His political support is given the Democratic party.
William A. Lanterman, who has been president of the State Bank since 1892 and who, carefully directing its interests, had made this a strong and reliable institution.
On May 31, 1901, C. F. Ellis Sr. relocated to Mandan, North Dakota. There, he brokered land sales and sold insurance with partner W. A. Lanterman, in the old State Bank of Morton County. C. F. Sr. bought out Lanterman in the winter of 1901-1902, and conducted the Ellis Agency himself.
Consists of correspondence from Charles F. Ellis in his business endeavors from June 1901 to April 1918. Throughout these years, Ellis brokered land sales and sold insurance at Real Estate Insurance and Loan, with partner W. A. Lanterman, in Mandan, ND.
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