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Gilbert Milo Berry

Gilbert Milo Berry, American banker. member firm Duffle & Berry, 1886-1892; Served as private, later Lieutenant South Carolina. National Guard, 1883-1892; member agricultural loan agency committee War Finance Corporation; Mason.

Background

  • Berry, Gilbert Milo was born on January 22, 1862 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. Son of Milo H. and Harriet (Meigs) Berry.

  • Education

    • Educated Columbia Male Academy, and King’s Mountain Military School, Yorkville, South Carolina.

    Career

    • In drug business, 1879-1892. Member firm Duffle & Berry, 1886-1892. Cashier Canal Bank, Columbia, 1892-1898, Loan & Exchange Bank, of South Carolina., 1898-1901, National Loan & Exchange Bank, 1901-1923.

      President Columbia National Bank, since 1923. President Acme Building & Loan Company. President Capital Trust Company, since 1926.

      Treasurer South Carolina. Insurance Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member firm Duffle & Berry, 1886-1892. Served as private, later Lieutenant South Carolina. National Guard, 1883-1892.

    Member agricultural loan agency committee War Finance Corporation.

    Connections

    • Married Katharine Fickling, November 29, 1919. Children: Katherine Elizabeth, Gilberta Meigs.
    • father: Milo H. Berry
    • mother: Harriet (Meigs) Berry
    • spouse: Katharine Fickling
    • children: Katherine Elizabeth Berry
    • Gilberta Meigs Berry
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    Died October 10, 1931
    (aged 69)
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