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Haywood - Charles

Source: Bowen, A.W. History of Montgomery County, Indiana. Indianapolis: A.W. Bowen, 1913, p. 1040

Charles Haywood, President and General Manager of the Union Elevator Company at New Richmond was born in Tippecanoe County, Indiana Aug 13, 1873. He is a son of E.F. and Margaret (Peed) Haywood. The father was born in Tippecanoe County and mother near Shawnee Mound, this state. They grew to maturity and were educated in their respective communities and they devoted their lives to general farming up to 10 years ago when Mr. Haywood left the farm and moved to Lafayette and became VP of the City National Bank. He has been very successful in a business way and is well-to-do. He owns large tracts of valuable land and handles a fine grade of live stock in large numbers. He is one of the well known and influential citizens of Tippecanoe County. Eight children were born to E.F. Haywood and wife, namely: Edward, Mattie, Ella, Charles, Emma, Henry and George are both deceased and Frances, who is the youngest. Charles Haywood grew to manhood in his native county and received his primary education in the schools at Goosenipple, later entering Purdue University where he studied 3 years, after which he farmed for 4 years during which he got a good start. He then entered the grain business at New Richmond, Montgomery County and is still actively engaged in this line of endeavor, having become one of the best known grain men in this part of the state. He is President and General Manager of the Union Elevator Company and a very extensive business is carried on all over this locality. Mr. Haywood was married June 12, 1899 to Henrietta E. Raub, daughter of Edward and Henrietta (Ruth) Raub the father a native of Ohio and mother of Boston, Massachusetts. Six children have been born to our subject and wife: Ruth Mildred, Helen, Richard R, Valverta, Louis and Charles. Mr. Haywood is a member of Romney Lodge No 144; Free and Accepted Masons, also belongs to the Commandery and Consistory alsot he Ancient Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, Murat Temple, Indianapolis. He is prominent in Masonic circles. He is the oldest member of the Mystic Shrine in Montgomery County Relgiously, he belongs to the Methodist Episcopal Church and is faith in his support of the same. -- typed by kbz
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