Also see [Railway Officials in America 1906]
Mr. Banks was born in MeDonough, Chemango Co., N. Y., in 1825. He came to Cassopolis in 1844. He followed surveying,
taught school for four or five years, and clerked for S. T. & L. R. Read. From 1863, in company with John Tietsort,
he carried on a successful mercantile business. Mr. Banks has been prominently identified with the best interests
of the village, and has taken an active part in educational affairs. He was married to Amanda, daughter of Pleasant
Norton. John O., Harlow and Aaron, brothers of Charles G. Banks, have resided at different periods in Cassopolis,
and the first named was one of the prominent school teachers of the village.
History of Cass Couny, Michigan
With Illistrations and Biographical Sketches
of some of it's Prominent Men and Pioneers.
Waterman, Watkins & Co., Chicago 1882.