Edwin H. Conrades was born in St. Louis, Missouri, July 22, 1861, a son of John H. and Mary C. (Freese) Conrades. He was educated in the schools of St. Louis and on the 11th of October, 1887, was married in this city to Miss. Louise R. Stifel, by whom he has two children, Paul E. and Otto S. Conrades.
Mr. Conrades is the president of the Donk Brothers Coal & Coke Company, the St. Louis, Troy & Eastern Railroad Company, the St. Louis & Illinois Belt Railway, the East St. Louis, Columbia & Waterloo Railway, the St. Louis Material & Supply Company, the Merchants & Manufacturers Investment Company, the Tyler Street Realty Company and the Stifel Estate Company, vice president of the Conrades Manufacturing Company and the General Protestant Orphans’ Home and a director of the Liberty Central Trust Company and the St. Louis Altenheim.
Fraternally Mr. Conrades is known as a Knight Templar Mason and member of the Mystic Shrine and has also attained the thirty-second degree of the Scottish Rite. He belongs to the Missouri Athletic Association, the St. Louis Club, the Sunset Hill Country Club and the Riverview Club. His office is at No. 316 North Fourth street, St. Louis, while his residence is at No. 2013 St. Louis avenue.