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George Wythe Macrae

George Wythe Macrae, American banker.

Background

  • Macrae, George Wythe was born on May 28, 1838 in Warrenton, Virginia, United States. Son of Bailey Washington and Sarah Jane (Stuart) Macrae.

  • Education

    • Educated Montgomery Masonic College (now Southwestern Presbyterian U.) Clarksville, Tennessee, 1855.

    Career

    • Entered grocery business at Memphis, Tennessee, 1859. Served in C.S.A. as private and clerk in subsistence department. Partner Porter & Macrae, wholesale grocers and cotton factors, 1859-1896.

      President Chickasaw Cooperage Company For many years prominently indentified with educational and charitable enterprises. Home: 628 Adams Avenue Office: Tennessee Trust Building, Memphis, Tennessee.

    Connections

    • Married Blanche L. Avent, of Memphis, March 2, 1881.
    • father: Bailey Washington Macrae
    • mother: Sarah Jane (Stuart) Macrae
    • spouse: Blanche L. Avent
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