Marcus Laurentius Wallenberg
| Marcus Laurentius Wallenberg |
(banker, deep state operative)
|Born||5 March 1864|
|Died||22 July 1943 (Age 79)|
|Alma mater||Uppsala University|
|Parents|| • André Oscar Wallenberg|
• Anna von Sydow
|Children|| • Jacob Wallenberg (1892–1980)|
• Marcus Wallenberg Jr
• Ebba Wallenberg
|Member of||Wallenberg family|
Education and career
Marcus Wallenberg left his position as NCO in the Swedish Navy at the age of 18 to pursue a Candidate of Law degree at Uppsala University; he received the title of Circuit Judge 1892. In the same year, Marcus's older brother, Knut Agaton Wallenberg, served as CEO of Stockholms Enskilda Bank and induced Marcus to come work for him as vice president of the bank; an offer Marcus accepted. His older brother retired as CEO in the year of 1911 and Marcus replaced him as CEO. He was CEO until the year of 1920. Marcus laid the very foundation of the bank for decades with his emphatic defense of his own banking policy and constant emphasis on the importance of family traditions.
Marcus's father, André Oscar Wallenberg, was the founder of Stockholms Enskilda Bank. His mother was Anna von Sydow. Marcus's married Gertrud Amalia Hagdahl on 19 August 1890. The couple had two sons and one daughter; Jacob, Marcus and Ebba. Marcus raised both his sons in a systematic way to prepare them for a career in the family bank. A successful upbringing considering both sons served as CEO of the bank.