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George Ellsworth Pexton

hotel executive , bank executive , entrepreneur

George Ellsworth Pexton, American hotel executive, bank executive, entrepreneur.

Background

Pexton, George Ellsworth was born on September 23, 1863 in Vernon, New York, United States. Son of George and Catherine (Rivenburgh) Pexton.

Education

Public school education.

Career

In hotel business, Evanston, Wyoming, and Ogden, Utah, 1893-1903. Interested in real estate, ranches and mercantile instns. President First National Bank (also Chairman of the Board), Bear River Coal Company, Evanston, Wyoming, Scofield (Utah) Coal Company Republican National Committee, 1902-1918.

Vice president. State Commission to St. Louis and Portland expns. Home: Evanston, Wyo.

Connections

Married Annie S. Saunders, June 6, 1895. Children: George Ellsworth, Sidney Vernon.

father:
George Pexton

mother:
Catherine (Rivenburgh) Pexton

spouse:
Annie S. Saunders

children:
George Ellsworth Pexton

Sidney Vernon Pexton