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William George Fargo

William George Fargo, American expressman, mayor.


  • Fargo, William George was born on May 20, 1818 in Pompey, Onondago County, New York, United States. Son of William C. and Tacy (Strong) Fargo.

  • Career

    • President American Express Company (formed by merger Wells & Company with 2 other firms, 1850), 1850-1868, operated in East and Midwest. President American Merchants.


    • Married Anna Williams, January 1840.
    • father: William C. Fargo
    • mother: Tacy (Strong) Fargo
    • spouse: Anna Williams
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    Born March 20, 1818
    Died August 3, 1881
    (aged 63)