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George Washington Hays

governor

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.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Ida Virginia Yarbraugh, February 26, 1895.

father:
Thomas Hays

mother:
Parthena Jane Hays

spouse:
Ida Virginia Yarbraugh