in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking; Information and Communication Technologies. 1005 words.
Creighton, Edward (31 August 1820–05 November 1874), pioneer telegraph builder, banker, and philanthropist, was born in Belmont County, Ohio (near the present town of Barnesville), the son...