Hiram N. Sager
Sager was a member of the CBOT for over 33 year, having joined in 1884. He served as managing director, secretary and treasurer of J.H. Dole & Company, which was created in 1852. From 1884 to 1902 he was with the firm Norton & Company.
Sager was born on June 20, 1859 in Seacombe, England.
During Sager's terms as president of the CBOT there was a threatened telegrapher's strike. Sager appealed to President Theodore Roosevelt help avert the strike, which Sage said would "result in serious and widespread injury to commerce our the country."
Sager was a participant in an investigation by a congressional committee into price manipulation on U.S. exchanges.
He served as president of the council of North American Grain Exchanges in 1911.
He was a member of the Colonial Club and the Chicago association of alumni from the University of Wisconsin.
Sager graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
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