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George Ellsworth Pexton

George Ellsworth Pexton, American hotel executive, bank executive, entrepreneur.

Background

  • Pexton, George Ellsworth was born on September 23, 1863 in Vernon, New York, United States. Son of George and Catherine (Rivenburgh) Pexton.

  • Education

    • Public school education.

    Career

    • In hotel business, Evanston, Wyoming, and Ogden, Utah, 1893-1903. Interested in real estate, ranches and mercantile instns. President First National Bank (also Chairman of the Board), Bear River Coal Company, Evanston, Wyoming, Scofield (Utah) Coal Company Republican National Committee, 1902-1918.

      Vice president. State Commission to St. Louis and Portland expns. Home: Evanston, Wyo.

    Connections

    • Married Annie S. Saunders, June 6, 1895. Children: George Ellsworth, Sidney Vernon.
    • father: George Pexton
    • mother: Catherine (Rivenburgh) Pexton
    • spouse: Annie S. Saunders
    • children: George Ellsworth Pexton
    • Sidney Vernon Pexton
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    Born September 23, 1863
    Died October 18, 1939
    (aged 76)
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