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Newton F. Hawley Collection M/A 2012.11

Creator:Hawley, Newton F., 1859-1918
Title: Newton F. Hawley Collection
Quantity: 1.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library


Newton F. Hawley was born in Springdale, Iowa in 1859. After attending school at Grinnell College in Iowa, Hawley practiced law for over 20 years. In 1906, he was named the treasurer and managing executive of the Farmers and Mechanics Bank of Minneapolis.

Hawley was also very active in civic affairs, serving on various local boards in Minneapolis, as a trustee of Grinnell College and as the president of the American Bankers' Associations's savings bank section.

Hawley died in 1918 after a brief illness, survived by his wife and two sons.

Collection Description

The collection consists of one folder containing correspondence and personal papers of Hawley's from the late 1870s and early 1880s, mostly concerning his time at Grinnell College.

Subject Headings

Corporate Bodies

Grinnell College.


College students.

Table of Contents

Personal Papers 1878-1882 -- Folder 1, Folder 1

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