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Thorne Gregory

Thorne Gregory, American banker.


  • Gregory, Thorne was born on December 25, 1928 in Halifax, North Carolina, United States. Son of Fletcher Harrison and Boyd (Thorne) Gregory.

  • Education

    • Graduate School Banking, 1960.


    • Officer, 1973-1982; director Coastal Lumber Company, Weldon, North Carolina Mem. Bankers Association (dir.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member North Carolina House of Representatives, 1961-1969, Chairman of Commission on federal and interstate cooperation, 1963-1969, Chairman of Commission banks and banking, 1965, Chairman of Commission on finance, 1969. Member Committee on National Highway Policy, North Carolina Committee on Aviation, North Carolina Advisory Budget Committee, North Carolina Board Higher Education, Rex Hospital Foundation, Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. Served to First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1952-1956.

    Member North Carolina Bankers Association (director), chairman government relations council 1975-1982, president 1981-1982), Wilson Chamber of Commerce (director), Order of Gimghoul, Zeta Psi, St. Andrews Society. Clubs: Country of North Carolina (Pinehurst).


    • Married Hester Lockett, February 23, 1957. Children: Hester Elizabeth, Boyd Wynn, Ann Harrison, Thorne.
    • father: Fletcher Harrison Gregory
    • mother: Boyd (Thorne) Gregory
    • spouse: Hester Lockett
    • children: Hester Elizabeth Gregory
    • Boyd Wynn Gregory
    • Ann Harrison Gregory
    • Thorne Gregory
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    Died February 13, 1982
    (aged 53)