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Ray M. Gidney

Photo of Ray M. Gidney Comptroller of the Currency
1953 to 1961

Ray M. Gidney was named Comptroller by President Eisenhower after a long and distinguished career in banking. He served as president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland prior to his appointment. Gidney was known for the quiet and competent manner in which he ran the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. He resigned to accept a position with a large bank in Jacksonville, Florida.