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Edward Melville Hurd

banker , merchant

Edward Melville Hurd, Canadian banker, merchant.


Hurd, Edward Melville was born on February 18, 1873 in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. Son of James Christie and Mariana (Lockwood) Hurd.


Brought to the United States at age of 2. Educational public schools, Burlington.


1 daughter, Mistress John L. Bland. Clerk Denver (Colorado) National Bank, 1890-1902. Manager chain of banks in Arizona for Gila Valley Bank & Trust Company, 1902-1912.

Vice president First National Bank, El Paso, Texas, 1913-1914. In wholesale grocery and dry goods business, since 1914. President The H. Lesinsky Company, El Paso, until acquired all interests in same and reorganized as E. M. Hurd, wholesale grocer.

Director El Paso Branch of Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Home: El Paso, Tex.


Married Zora Finck, July 17, 1897.

James Christie Hurd

Mariana (Lockwood) Hurd

Zora Finck