Creator

Date Original

1907

Description

This collection contains correspondence from family members to M.M. Hankins, and bills from Dashiell Brothers Druggists and Pulaski Gas Light Company. The correspondence contains financial information,family news, and weather conditions.

Biographical/Historical Note

Masters M. Hankins (1857-1930) was a prominent Little Rock businessman. He served as secretary and treasurer of Southern Safe and Lock Company, and Grand Secretary of the Grand Lodge of Arkansas ofthe Knights and Ladies of Honor. He was also the president of Lillard-Hankins Company that dealt with Pike Adding Machines, National Safes, and Edison Business Phonograph Company.He married Juliette Churchill (1861-1941), daughter of General Thomas J. Churchill, granddaughter of Senator A.H. Sevier, and widow of Ralph L. Goodrich. They had no children. After he retired, he studied to become an Episcopal priest and was ordained in 1924. He was the assistant rector at Christ Episcopal Church in Little Rock, and the part-time rector at Episcopal Church of the Redeemer at Longport, NewJersey, during the summer. He died January 15, 1930, and is buried at Mount Holly Cemetery, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; New Jersey

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.008.017a

Resource Type

Text

Collection

M.M. Hankins papers, SMC.008.017a

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

M.M. Hankins papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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