Hiram N. Sager
Hiram Norton Sager was a member of the Chicago Board of Trade and served twice as its president, in 1906 and again 1907.
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 Sager said would "result in serious and widespread injury to commerce in 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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