Guion, George, 1870-1962
George Guion (1870-1962) was born in New York City. In 1907, he and his brother purchased the Barber property on Milton Rd. in Litchfield, where they bred horses and provided hauling and other services. With his brother, he co-founded the Litchfield Light Horse Guard in 1915, served in World War I, and was also involved in the Litchfield Horse Show. He was also an artist.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Guion family papers
Scope and Contents The papers of the Guion family of Litchfield. Brothers Hobart Guion (1869-1950) and George Guion (1870-1962) married sisters Harriet Cutler McAllister (1880-1977) and Amelia Hamilton McAllister (1877-1962), respectively. The McAllister sisters were the nieces of New York social arbiter Samuel Ward McAllister, who coined the term "the 400" to describe, in his opinion, the elite New York society members who mattered. Items include photographs of family members and subjects in and...
Dates: Created: circa 1870-1977; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/2006
Found in: Litchfield Historical Society / Guion family papers
George Guion Supply Sergeant's Book
Content Description George Guion's Supply Sergeant's Book (2017-33-0) Seargeant's Book from the Litchfield Light Horse, Battlefields giveaway book, News clipping about a fire in downtown, Litchfield. Correspondence, November 30th, July 1915, proposed to form a platoon of calvary in Litchfield to be known as the "Litchfield Light Horse", abd also a Gun Squad. The supply book contains three pages of names, from Bantam or Litchfield, occupation, date of birth, height and who to call in case of emergency, such as...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1915-1918
Alexander B. Kilpatrick discharge letter
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents
1st Lt. George Guion's letter to Cpl. Alexander B. Kilpatrick in which he is discharged from Litchfield Light Horse.
Dates: Created: 1943 Feb 12; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/1978
- Business records 1
- Correspondence 1
- Diaries 1
- Horses -- Breeding 1
- Litchfield (Conn.) - Social life and customs 1
- Litchfield Light Horse (Military unit) 1
- Manuscripts 1
- Notebooks 1
- Photographs 1
- Poems 1
- Scrapbooks 1
- Theater 1
- World War, 1939-1945 1 + ∧ less