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Banker

Oliver Henry Hughes, American banker. Bar: Kansas 1947.

Background

Hughes, Oliver Henry was born on January 19, 1921 in Chanute, Kansas, United States. Son of John F. and Ione (White) Hughes.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University Kansas, 1942. Juris Doctor, University Kansas, 1947.

Career

Partner Collins, Hughes, Martin, Pringle & Schell, Attorneys, Wichita, Kansas, 1947—1966. Director, counsel Stockyards National Bank, 1953—1965. President, general counsel Parklane Savings and Loan, 1958—1968.

Chairman board Wichita State Bank, 1965—1970, Citizens National Bank and Trust Company, Emporia, since 1965, Merchants National Bank Topeka, Kansas, 1974—1982, Merchants bank corporation, Topeka, since 1982. President Educators Investment Company Kansas Inc., Emporia, since 1980. Director McCormick-Armstrong Company Inc., Wichita.

Captain infantry United States Army, 1943-1946.

Achievements

  • Bar: Kansas 1947.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: 1948 Supplement to Thorton on the Law of Oil and Gas.

Membership

Chairman Kansas Republican State Committee, 1964—1966, Emporia United Fund Doctor, 1970, Kansas Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee, 1982—1984. Trustee Emporia State University Endowment Association, College, Topeka, Kansas Foundation Private Colleges, president, 1983—1984. Board directors Emporia Enterprises Inc.

Member advisory board University Kansas School Bus. Elder Presbyterian Church. Member of Kansas Indiana Oil and Gas Association, Kansas Bar Association, Rotary Lodge.

Connections

Married Melba Van Sickle, July 31, 1948. Children: Marilyn S., Stephen Russell, Melinda A.

father:
John F. Hughes

mother:
Ione (White) Hughes

spouse:
Melba Van Sickle

children:
Marilyn S. Hughes

Stephen Russell Hughes

Melinda A. Hughes