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Guion, Hobart, 1869-1950



Hobart Guion (1869-1950) 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 and was also involved in the Litchfield Horse Show. He was active in the state guard and commissioned a captain.

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Guion family papers


Identifier: 2004-43-0
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: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: circa 1870-1977; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/2006