Angelo Vance Fawcett Edit Profile
Left Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois, to serve in 7th Illinois Infantry, Civil War.
Wounded in Battle of Altoona Pass, Georgia, October 1864 (46 out of 51 men in his company being killed and only three leturning unharmed). Began with Kingman & Company, Peoria, Illinois, farm machinery, 1877. Moved to Tacoma, Washington, 1883, and engaged in same line of business and made $500,000 in 10 years.
Fortune nearly all swept away in panic of 1893. Was head of Fawcett Brothers, farm machinery and seeds, Tacoma, also Fawcett Brothers, North Yakima and Bellingham, Washington. President Fawcett Wagon Company, Tacoma.
County commissioner Pierce Company, Washington, 1 term. State senator, 1917-1921. Has been mayor of Tacoma many terms.
Secured Cushman Power Plant for city.
Married 4th, Margaret J. Smith, 1896.