Transcribed from volume III, part 1 of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed December 2002 by Carolyn Ward. This volume is identified at the Kansas State Historical Society as microfilm LM195. It is a two-part volume 3.


George K. Mackie, banker and coal mine operator, was born in Ayrshire, Scotland, Dec. 3, 1868. He is a son of the late David Mackie and Elizabeth (Kerr) Mackie. He was but a child when brought to this country, and fifteen years of age when his parents established a home in Scammon. He obtained a common school education, and at the age of fourteen became an office boy in the employ of the Diamond Coal Company, at Braidwood, Ill. When his parents came to Kansas he accepted a like position with the Keith & Perry Coal Company, which company was later succeeded by the Central Coal & Coke Company, for which latter company Mr. Mackie became assistant engineer and then superintendent, remaining with the company until June, 1900, when Mr. Mackie embarked in the coal business for himself, organizing the Mackie Fuel Company, now the George K. Mackie Fuel Company, of which he became president, still holding the position. He is also president of the Scammon Fuel Company. The two companies operate coal mines in Cherokee county. Mr. Mackie is also president of the Mackie-McDonald Lumber Company, of Scammon, and of the Mineral Cities Lumber Company, and is proprietor of the George K. Mackie undertaking establishment and the Mackie Mercantile concern of Scammon. Soon after the death of his father, in August, 1910, Mr. Mackie was elected to succeed his father as president of the Scammon State Bank. He is a Republican in politics, and has served two terms with credit as mayor of Scammon. He is a Thirty-second degree Scottish Rite Mason, a Knight of Pythias, and a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. In 1890 Mr. Mackie married Elizabeth Reinhard, who died soon after their marriage. In 1894 he married Flora E. Bush, and five children grace the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mackie: Elizabeth, Martha, David, George and Thomas.

Pages 471-472 from volume III, part 1 of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed December 2002 by Carolyn Ward. This volume is identified at the Kansas State Historical Society as microfilm LM195. It is a two-part volume 3.

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