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Edwin Duncan

Edwin Duncan, American banker, state senator. member North Carolina Senate, 1953-1955, 58-60.; Member North Carolina Banking Commission Chairman Northwestern Development Corporation, Industrial Committee North Carolina; Member election committee 9th District North Carolina Chairman finance committee Allegheny County District North Carolina Chairman finance committee Allegheny County Hospital; Member Cattle and Dairy Association American.

Background

  • Duncan, Edwin was born on June 25, 1905 in Sparta, North Carolina, United States. Son of David C. and Della L. (Woodruff) Duncan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity North Carolina, 1925.

    Career

    • ; 1 son, Edwin; married second, Bessie L. Wellborn, June 29, 1935. Children—Jane C., David C. (deceased). Cashier Bank of Sparta, 1926-1937.

      Executive vice president Northwestern Bank, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, 1937-1958, president, 1958-1970. President, director Northwestern Financial Corporation, 1970-1973. Secretary-treasurer Northwestern Finance Company, North Wilkesboro, 1940-1973.

      Chairman of the Board Lowe’s Companies, Inc., 1963-1973. Partner Wythe Finance Company, Wytheville, Virginia, 1949-1970. President Allegheny Development Corporation, Sparta, North Carolina, 1953-1973.

      Director Brad Ragan Enterprises, Floyd Pike Electric Company, Northwestern Financial Investors, Holly Farms Poultry Industries, Wilkesboro. Member North Carolina Senate, 1953-1955, 58-60.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member North Carolina Senate, 1953-1955, 58-60. Member North Carolina Banking Commission Chairman Northwestern Development Corporation, Industrial Committee North Carolina. Member election committee 9th District North Carolina Chairman finance committee Allegheny County District North Carolina Chairman finance committee Allegheny County Hospital.

    Member Cattle and Dairy Association American. Clubs: Roaring Gap (North Carolina), Twin City (Winston-Salem, North Carolina).

    Connections

    • Married Katherine R. Reeves, August 31, 1926 (divorced 1934).; married second, Bessie L. Wellborn, June 29, 1935. Children: Jane C., David C. (deceased).
    • father: David C. Duncan
    • mother: Della L. (Woodruff) Duncan
    • spouses: Katherine R. Reeves
    • Bessie L. Wellborn
    • children: Jane C. Duncan
    • David C. Duncan (deceased)
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    Died October 7, 1973
    (aged 68)
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