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John William Hughes

John William Hughes, American president, insurance company executive.


  • Hughes, John William was born on November 6, 1881 in Omaha. Son of William Hari Singh Gour and Margaret (Berlin) Hughes.

  • Education

    • Student Central High School, Omaha, 1898-1902.


    • Married second, Virginia Herdman, July 22, 1935. Teller Pacific Express Company, 1900-1902, Omaha National Bank, 1902-1912. Assistant secretary Guarantee Mutual Life Company, Omaha, 1912-1915, president, dir, from 1936.

      Director United States National Bank.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Clubs: Field, Country, Athletic, Omaha (Omaha).


    • Married Nan Barrett, February 18, 1918 (divorced).; married second, Virginia Herdman, July 22, 1935.
    • father: William Hari Singh Gour Hughes
    • mother: Margaret (Berlin) Hughes
    • spouses: Nan Barrett
    • Virginia Herdman
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    Born November 6, 1881