Estill, Robert C.

1855 - 1931


Robert C. Estill was the second son of William R. Estill (born on April 22, 1855).  He also inherited a large farming operation in 1875 and engaged in the breeding of trotting horses.  He was for a number of years Vice President of the Kentucky Trotting Horse Breeders Association and a director of the Lafayette Hotel.  Mr. Estill also served on the Board of Directors of the Central Bank (1890 to 1892), Third National Bank (from 1892 to 1911), Phoenix & Third National Bank (from 1911 to the 1922), Phoenix & Third Trust Company (from 1913 to 1922), Phoenix National (from 1922 to 1929) and First National Bank (from 1929 to 1931).  He died in 1931.

William M. Ambrose, First Security National Bank & Trust Company (1835-1992), Limestone Press, Lexington, 2007.