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William George Fargo

expressman , mayor

William George Fargo, American expressman, mayor.

Background

Fargo, William George was born on May 20, 1818 in Pompey, Onondago County, New York, United States. Son of William C. and Tacy (Strong) Fargo.

Career

President American Express Company (formed by merger Wells & Company with 2 other firms, 1850), 1850-1868, operated in East and Midwest. President American Merchants.

Connections

Married Anna Williams, January 1840.

father:
William C. Fargo

mother:
Tacy (Strong) Fargo

spouse:
Anna Williams