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A portrait of George Storch, copied from History of Atchison County Kansas by Sheffield Ingalls. Storch was born in Bavaria, Germany, February 22, 1835, and at age seventeen, he came the United States and settled in Atchison, Kansas. After working on area farms, Storch opened a mercantile business. With the money from the store, Storch was able to invest in land and engage in the banking business. In 1873, he organized the German Savings Bank in Atchison, Kansas. Storch was active in politics and served two terms in the Kansas House of Representatives.

Creator: Ingalls, Sheffield
Date: Between 1905 and 1915

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Item Number: 211269
Call Number: 978.1 -At2 In4 opposite page 448
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211269

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