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Vater, Septimus, 1845-1923



  • Existence: 1845 - September 11, 1923

Biographical Information

Septimus Vater served as the editor of the Lafayette Journal, later known as the Journal and Courier. He also worked as a banker with the Lafayette Loan and Trust Company. Vater worked closely with John Purdue as he had a share in the Lafayette Journal.


Uncle: My Journey with John Purdue, Trust Companies of the United States

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Vater Family scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 236
Scope and Contents The Vater Family scrapbooks compiled by Septimus Vater and Williamson Dunn Vater primarily contain newspaper clippings related to Indiana politics and elections as well as obituaries and sports analysis from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Dates: 1869 - 1909

Vater Family scrapbooks, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box: 1
Identifier: 2023-082