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Charles Northrup Rix

Charles Northrup Rix, American banker. Served as quartermaster sergeant to captain 1st Indiana Regiment in Civil War; Member Republican State Central Committee; Mason; Masons of United States of America.

Background

  • Rix, Charles Northrup was born on May 28, 1843 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. Son of George and Olive (Northrup) Rix.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the high school, Dowagiac, Michigan.

    Career

    • Served as quartermaster sergeant to captain 1st Indiana Regiment in Civil War. In pay department United States of America, 1865-1867. Began in banking business as bookkeeper, 1867.

      Cashier, vice-president and president, in bank, Topeka, to 1879. Removed to Arkansas; president Arkansas National Bank, Hot Springs, 27 years. President, treasurer City Ice Company, New Waverly Hotel Company, Hot Springs Observatory Company.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served as quartermaster sergeant to captain 1st Indiana Regiment in Civil War. Member Republican State Central Committee. Mason; Masons of United States of America.

    Connections

    • Married Lucy Emma Thomas, December 19, 1870 (deceased). Children: Fred Northrup (deceased), Lila Thankful (deceased).
    • father: George Rix
    • mother: Olive (Northrup) Rix
    • spouse: Lucy Emma Thomas
    • children: Fred Northrup Rix (deceased)
    • Lila Thankful Rix (deceased)
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    Died September 2, 1927
    (aged 84)
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