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Location: Daviess County KS

Biography of V. E. Creighton

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now V. E. Creighton, president of the Traders State Bank of Arkansas City, had spent most of his active career in Kansas, began life as a teacher, afterwards was a railroad clerk, and by hard work and a certain special ability in financial affairs had promoted himself to his present standing and influential connections as a banker. The Traders State Bank of Arkansas City was organized in 1905 by B. C. Straughan, J. E. Heard and W. M. Bummell. The original capital was $25,000. On May 1, 1914, Mr. Creighton and his associates bought the institution, and besides Mr. Creighton the active officers are J. R. Hayden, cashier, and S. E. George, teller. The bank still retains its capital of $25,000, while its surplus and profits amount to $25,000 and the average deposits aggregate $500,000. It is a strong bank, of big resources, and its officers and directors are all men of standing in the community. The bank is located at 200 South Summit Street. Victor Ernest Creighton is a native of Missouri, born in Daviess County December 14, 1874. The Creightons are a family of Scotch-Irish stock. On coming to America they lived in Pennsylvania, and George Creighton, father of the Arkansas City banker, was born in Ohio in 1841. He spent his early life in...

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