Biography of Samuel H. Errington
Napa County, CA Biographies





SAMUEL H. ERRINGTON.
As one of the worthy native sons of Napa county and one whose life has been of signal usefulness and honor, it is eminently consdhant that a brief record of the career of Samuel H. Errington be included in the permanent record of his county, for he has through the years of his active business life been closely and actively identified with the banking interests of this locality and has won a high reputation among those whose efforts have contributed to the welfare and prosperity of Napa county. Mr. Errington is a native of Napa, born on the 3d of September, 1884, and is a son of George E. and Jennie (Johnson) Errington His father came to California in 1869 and his mother in 1874, their marriage occurring in this state. George E. Errington was long engaged in road construction work as a contractor, but he is now retired from active business affairs, the contracting business having been taken over by his son, Raymond E. He and his wife still reside in Napa.

Samuel H. Errington secured his elementary education in the public and high schools of Napa, this being followed by four years in the University of California. He then entered the Jas. H. Goodman & Co. Bank at Napa, in 1908, as clerk, later becoming assistant cashier and director, and he remained with that institution until the sale of the bank. It was sold to the Bank of Italy in 1917, and Mr. Errington has remained with that institution to the present time, during this period having risen to the position of assistant manager, which position he is now holding. He is a man of marked business ability, sound judgment and wise discrimination and has been a potent factor not only in the splendid success of this influential institution but also in the prosperity and development of the community.

Fraternally Mr. Errington is a member of the Free and Accepted Masons, in which he has attained the thirty second degree of the Scottish Rite and the Knight Templar degree of the York Rite, and he belongs to the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. He is a past noble grand of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows; is a member of the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, being past exalted ruler of Lodge No. 832, at Napa; belongs to the order of Druids, and is a past president of the Native Sons of the Golden West. He is a charter member of the Napa Kiwanis Club and also belongs to the Napa Golf and Country Club. Politically he is a lifelong supporter of the republican party and keeps closely in touch with public affairs, being ardently in favor of all measures which are calculated to advance the public welfare in any way. He is a man of fine traits of character, pleasing address and genial manner and is held in the highest esteem throughout the community where he has spent his life.

From:
History of Solano County, California
BY: Marguerite Hune
and Napa County, California
BY: Harry Lawrence Gunn
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Chicago 1926


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