12 February 2013

A Director Before American Express

Clinton T. Backus's name was listed as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Merchants Union Express Company [forerunner of American Express], in a letter dated February 12, 1870:

Source:  Fold3

From Civil War "Widows' Pensions" US VRC Infantry Regiment 2 Company B Goodrich, Luther (WC84414)  Page 39, at Fold3.com.

Clinton Theron Backus was the half-brother of my Laura (Backus) Richmond.  Both were the children of John Backus.

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