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George Washington Hays

George Washington Hays, American governor. Mason.

Background

  • Hays, George Washington was born on September 23, 1863 in Ouachita County, near Camden, Arkansas, United States. Son of Thomas and Parthena Jane Hays.

  • Education

    • Educated district schools. Student Law School, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia.

    Career

    • Began practice, Camden, Arkansas, 1894. County and probate judge, Ouachita Company, 1900-1904. Judge 13th Judicial Circuit of Arkansas, 1906-1913.

      Governor of Arkansas for terms 1913-1915, 1915-1917.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Mason.

    Connections

    • Married Ida Virginia Yarbraugh, February 26, 1895.
    • father: Thomas Hays
    • mother: Parthena Jane Hays
    • spouse: Ida Virginia Yarbraugh
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    Born September 23, 1863
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