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John William Hart

John William Hart, American banker. Member Idaho House of Representatives, 1898-1899, State Senate, 4 terms, 1905-1910, 1913-1914 (president pro tem. and Republican leader last 2 terms); member Republican National Committee, 1912-1924; member State Republican Committee, Utah. Trustee Academy of Idaho (secretary board), 1902-1912; member auditing committee Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Background

  • Hart, John William was born on November 14, 1866 in Ogden, Utah, United States. Son of John L. and Martha (Barton) Hart.

  • Education

    • Education public and high schools to 1884.

    Career

    • Began as sheep raiser, 1886, later entered cattle business. Located on farm in Snake River Valley, Idaho, 1896. Vice president C. A. Smith Mercantile Company.

      President First National Bank, Jefferson State Bank, Menau, Idaho. President Snake River Valley Dairy Products Company. Director Farmers & Merchants Bank, Idaho Falls.

      Director, general superintendent, Wood Live Stock Company Chairman Water Committee District Northern 36, covering whole of Snake River Valley.

    Membership

    Member Idaho House of Representatives, 1898-1899, State Senate, 4 terms, 1905-1910, 1913-1914 (president pro tem. and Republican leader last 2 terms). Member Republican National Committee, 1912-1924. Member State Republican Committee, Utah.

    Trustee Academy of Idaho (secretary board), 1902-1912. Member auditing committee Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth J. Hogge, December 2, 1885. Children: John W., Elizabeth E., Clarence, Charles O., Vera (deceased), George L., Martha (deceased), Sarah Z., Veda L., David F., Cecil E., Joseph I., Ivy Katheryn.
    • father: John L. Hart
    • mother: Martha (Barton) Hart
    • spouse: Elizabeth J. Hogge
    • children: John W. Hart
    • Elizabeth E. Hart
    • Clarence Hart
    • Charles O. Hart
    • Vera Hart (deceased)
    • George L. Hart
    • Martha Hart (deceased)
    • Sarah Z. Hart
    • Veda L. Hart
    • David F. Hart
    • Cecil E. Hart
    • Joseph I. Hart
    • Ivy Katheryn Hart
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    Born November 14, 1866
    Died April 5, 1936
    (aged 69)
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