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Charles Northrup Rix

banker

Charles Northrup Rix, American banker. Served as quartermaster sergeant to captain 1st Indiana Regiment in Civil War; Member Republican State Central Committee; Mason; Masons of United States of America.

Background

Rix, Charles Northrup was born on May 28, 1843 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. Son of George and Olive (Northrup) Rix.

Education

Graduated from the high school, Dowagiac, Michigan.

Career

Served as quartermaster sergeant to captain 1st Indiana Regiment in Civil War. In pay department United States of America, 1865-1867. Began in banking business as bookkeeper, 1867.

Cashier, vice-president and president, in bank, Topeka, to 1879. Removed to Arkansas; president Arkansas National Bank, Hot Springs, 27 years. President, treasurer City Ice Company, New Waverly Hotel Company, Hot Springs Observatory Company.

Membership

Served as quartermaster sergeant to captain 1st Indiana Regiment in Civil War. Member Republican State Central Committee. Mason; Masons of United States of America.

Connections

Married Lucy Emma Thomas, December 19, 1870 (deceased). Children: Fred Northrup (deceased), Lila Thankful (deceased).

father:
George Rix

mother:
Olive (Northrup) Rix

spouse:
Lucy Emma Thomas

children:
Fred Northrup Rix (deceased)

Lila Thankful Rix (deceased)