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Herbert Lorenzo Horton

Herbert Lorenzo Horton, American banker.


  • Horton, Herbert Lorenzo was born on December 15, 1893 in St. Charles, Iowa, United States. Son of Claude O. and Nellie (Bean) Horton.

  • Education

    • Graduate West Des Moines (Iowa) High School, 1911.


    • German Savings Bank, Des Moines, 1912-1915. Successively assistant cashier, cashier, assistant vice president, Vice-President Des Moines National Bank, 1915-1929. Vice-president and director Iowa-Des Moines National Bank and Trust Company, 1929-1934, president since 1934.

      Director Iowa-Des Moines Building Company, Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Company President Des Moines Chamber of Commerce, 1936, Greater Des Moines Committee, 1937. Director Des Moines Young Men’s Christian Association. Chairman for Iowa Committee for Economics Development.

      Trustee Drake U., Hawley Welfare Foundation Co-chairman War Finance Committee for Iowa, World World War World War II.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Clubs: Des Moines, Wakonda Country (Des Moines).


    • Married Angelica Howden, December 28, 1922.
    • father: Claude O. Horton
    • mother: Nellie (Bean) Horton
    • spouse: Angelica Howden
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    Born December 15, 1893
    Died December 29, 1957
    (aged 64)