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William S. Hill

William S. Hill, American farmer, banker. Member South Dakot State Board Agriculture, 16 years, president 12 years; member State Council of Defense, World War. President Mitchell (South Dakot) Board of Education; Mason.; Rotarian.

Background

  • Hill, William S. was born on June 3, 1863 in Edgar Company, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph H. and Rebecca (Braden) Hill.

  • Education

    • Education high school and business college.

    Career

    • Security National Bank, Alexandria, South Dakot, since 1914. President Hill, Taylor Company, agricultural implements, Alexandria. Proprietor Hill’s Riverview Ranch (home of one of the largest and best known herds of Red Polled Cattle in America).

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member South Dakot State Board Agriculture, 16 years, president 12 years. Member State Council of Defense, World War. President Mitchell (South Dakot) Board of Education.

    Mason.; Rotarian.

    Connections

    • Married Ida Kellogg, September 3, 1890 (deceased). Married second, Inez Kelso, September 24, 1914. Children: Joseph L., William B., Emory K., Lawrence M., Robert D., Sherman R. President.
    • father: Joseph H. Hill
    • mother: Rebecca (Braden) Hill
    • spouses: Ida Kellogg
    • Inez Kelso
    • children: Joseph L. Hill
    • William B. Hill
    • Emory K. Hill
    • Lawrence M. Hill
    • Robert D. Hill
    • Sherman R. Pres Hill
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    Born June 3, 1863
    Died September 3, 1940
    (aged 77)
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