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Hugh Dougherty

Hugh Dougherty, American banker. Member Indiana Senate, 1871-1875. Democratic candidate for state treasurer, 1898.

Background

  • Dougherty, Hugh was born on July 28, 1844 in Greenville, Ohio, United States. Son of William and Margaret Dougherty.

  • Education

    • Educated in country school near Greenville, O., until 1862.

    Career

    • Enlisted Company F, 94th Ohio Infantry, August 1862. Was in battles at Richmond, Kentucky, Perryville and Stone River. Taken prisoner at Stone River.

      Deputy recorder Darke Company, O., 2 years. Assistant cashier First National Bank, Bluffton, Indiana, 4 years. Partner in private bank of John Studebaker & Company, 1869-1889, when name was changed to The Studebaker Bank.

      President until July 1904, when became vice president Fletcher Savings Trust Company, Indianapolis. Was largely interested in building Fort Wayne, Cincinnati & Louisville City R.R., and Toledo, St. Louis & Kansas City R.R.

    Membership

    Member Indiana Senate, 1871-1875. Democratic candidate for state treasurer, 1898.

    Connections

    • Married Emma Gilliland, October 25, 1877.
    • father: William Dougherty
    • mother: Margaret Dougherty
    • spouse: Emma Gilliland
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    Born July 28, 1844
    Died November 16, 1925
    (aged 81)
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