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Hugh Dougherty

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Hugh Dougherty, American banker. Member Indiana Senate, 1871-1875. Democratic candidate for state treasurer, 1898.

Background

Dougherty, Hugh was born on July 28, 1844 in Greenville, Ohio, United States. Son of William and Margaret Dougherty.

Education

Educated in country school near Greenville, O., until 1862.

Career

Enlisted Company F, 94th Ohio Infantry, August 1862. Was in battles at Richmond, Kentucky, Perryville and Stone River. Taken prisoner at Stone River.

Deputy recorder Darke Company, O., 2 years. Assistant cashier First National Bank, Bluffton, Indiana, 4 years. Partner in private bank of John Studebaker & Company, 1869-1889, when name was changed to The Studebaker Bank.

President until July 1904, when became vice president Fletcher Savings Trust Company, Indianapolis. Was largely interested in building Fort Wayne, Cincinnati & Louisville City R.R., and Toledo, St. Louis & Kansas City R.R.

Membership

Member Indiana Senate, 1871-1875. Democratic candidate for state treasurer, 1898.

Connections

Married Emma Gilliland, October 25, 1877.

father:
William Dougherty

mother:
Margaret Dougherty

spouse:
Emma Gilliland