Biography - FRANK W. HAMMETT

Frank W. Hammett, cashier of the First National Bank of Tuscola, and one of the county's young men of recognized ability, was horn on a farm in Camargo township, Douglas county, Illinois, February 12, 1862. (See sketch of his father, James R. Hammett.) Mr. Hammett grew to manhood on his father's farm and was principally educated in the University of Illinois. For some years after leaving college he was engaged in the manufacture of tiling at Camargo and Long View. In March, 1891, he accepted the position of bookkeeper in the First National Bank of Tuscola, and was promoted to cashier of the same bank in August, 1898.

He is a Knight Templar in Masonry; is a member of one of the oldest and most prominent families in the county, and will undoubtedly make his mark in the business world. He owns one hundred and sixty acres of land in Newman township.

Extracted 11 Sep 2019 by Norma Hass from the Historical and Biographical Record of Douglas County, Illinois, published in 1900, page 252.

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