George Washington HUGHES


HUGHES, George Washington, banking; born in Benton Co,. Ia., Sept. 21, 1860; son of F.F. and Elizabeth S. (Kemp) Hughes; educated in common schools in Shellsburg, Ia.; married at Montrose, S.D., June 10, 1902, to Miss Daisy E. Perry. Engaged in newspaper business at De Voe, S.D., 1883-84 and at Parker, S.D., 1884-85; was station agent and telegraph operator Chicago & Northwestern Ry., 1886-1901; cashier Garden City State Bank, Garden City, S.D., 1892-93; came to Minnesota, 1904 and organized Farmers State Bank, Starbuck, of which was president, 1904-06; resigned as president in favor of H. Thorson, Elbow Lake, and has since 1906 been the cashier of the bank. Address: Starbuck, Minn.

The Book of Minnesotans; a biographical dictionary of leading living men of the state of Minnesota (1907), edited by Albert Nelson Marquis. [p. 246]

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