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Herbert Lorenzo Horton

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Herbert Lorenzo Horton, American banker.

Background

Horton, Herbert Lorenzo was born on December 15, 1893 in St. Charles, Iowa, United States. Son of Claude O. and Nellie (Bean) Horton.

Education

Graduate West Des Moines (Iowa) High School, 1911.

Career

German Savings Bank, Des Moines, 1912-1915. Successively assistant cashier, cashier, assistant vice president, Vice-President Des Moines National Bank, 1915-1929. Vice-president and director Iowa-Des Moines National Bank and Trust Company, 1929-1934, president since 1934.

Director Iowa-Des Moines Building Company, Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Company President Des Moines Chamber of Commerce, 1936, Greater Des Moines Committee, 1937. Director Des Moines Young Men’s Christian Association. Chairman for Iowa Committee for Economics Development.

Trustee Drake U., Hawley Welfare Foundation Co-chairman War Finance Committee for Iowa, World World War World War II.

Membership

Clubs: Des Moines, Wakonda Country (Des Moines).

Connections

Married Angelica Howden, December 28, 1922.

father:
Claude O. Horton

mother:
Nellie (Bean) Horton

spouse:
Angelica Howden