Biography of Roy D. McCullough
Louisa County, IA Biographies





ROY DAVISON McCULLOUGH.
As cashier of the Commercial Bank of Wapello, Roy Davison McCullough, whose name introduces this review, is well known in financial circles of southeastern Iowa. He has shown sound judgment in his business and has discharged the duties of his position in such a way as to meet the hearty approval of directors and stockholders of the bank. He was born at Monmouth, Illinois, January 23, 1875, a son of John E. and Mary I. (Davison) McCullough, a record of whom appears elsewhere in this work.

Roy D. McCullough attended the public schools of Wapello and was graduated from the high school. Later he matriculated at the State University at Iowa City, where he continued for two years. After leaving the university in 1902, he became connected with the Commercial Bank at Wapello as bookkeeper and advanced through various positions until March 2, 1908, when he was appointed cashier of the bank. Having passed almost his entire life in this section, he is well acquainted with the people and also with land values, his judgment often being sought concerning investments. He has made a success in the financial world and is regarded as one of the highly promising young men of Louisa county.

On the 16th of December, 1905, Mr. McCullough was married to Miss Edith Springer, a daughter of Arthur Springer, historian of this work. They have three children: Mary E., who was born October 31, 1906; John, born in January, 1908; and Jean, born January 20, 1910.

Mr. McCullough is not connected with any religious denomination but his wife is a valued member of the Methodist church. Politically he is a republican and is identified with the progressive element of the party, an element that believes the organization has within itself the ability to meet and overcome all obstacles and to conduct wisely the affairs of state and nation. Mr. McCullough has gained an enviable reputation as an earnest, conscientious and capable man, who may be depended upon to carry successfully forward any enterprise with which he is connected. He can claim many friends in Wapello and the tributary region, whom he has attracted by his sterling qualities and gentlemanly address.

From:
History of Louisa County, Iowa
From Its Earliest Settlement to 1912
Vol II
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Chiago 1912


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