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Addison Hardcastle Reese

Addison Hardcastle Reese, American banker. Served from Lieutenant to major United States Air Force, 1942-1945.; Member Association Reserve City Bankers (past president, past director), North Carolina Citizens Association, Alpha Delta Phi.

Background

  • Reese, Addison Hardcastle was born on December 28, 1908 in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States. Son of Gordon Lippencott and Edith Octavia (Ford) Reese.

  • Education

    • Graduate Marston’s University School, Riderwood, Maryland., 1926. Student Johns Hopkins, 1926-1929. Honorary Doctor of Laws, U. North Carolina, 1968.

    Career

    • Assistant National bank examiner United States Treasury Department, 1932-1936, nat. bank examiner, 1936-1940. Vice-president, director Nicodemus National Bank, Hagerstown, Maryland., 1941-1947. President, Chairman of the Board County Trust Company Maryland, Baltimore, 1947-1951, executive vice-president, director American Trust Company, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1951-1954, president, director, 1954-1957, name changed to American Commercial Bank, president, director, 1957-1960.

      President, director North Carolina National Bank, 1960-1967, Chairman of the Board, 1967-1973. Chairman of the Board North Carolina National Bank Corporation, 1968-1973, also director, chairman finance commission. Director Duke Power Company, Engraph, Inc., Ruddick Corporation Board of directors Mercy Hospital.

      Chairman of the board of trustees, U. North Carolina-Charlotte. Chairman board directors U. North Carolina-Charlotte Foundation.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served from Lieutenant to major United States Air Force, 1942-1945. Member Association Reserve City Bankers (past president, past director), North Carolina Citizens Association, Alpha Delta Phi. Clubs: Charlotte Country, City (Charlotte, North Carolina).

    Connections

    • Married Gertrude Craig, April.
    • father: Gordon Lippencott Reese
    • mother: Edith Octavia (Ford) Reese
    • spouse: Gertrude Craig
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    Born December 28, 1908
    Died September 1, 1977
    (aged 68)
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