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Maximilian Bethune Wellborn

Maximilian Bethune Wellborn, American banker. Member Court of County Commissioners of Calhoun Company, Alabama, 1905-1912.

Background

  • Wellborn, Maximilian Bethune was born on January 22, 1862 in Eufaula, Alabama, United States. Son of Maximilian Bethune and Emma Julia (Dent) Wellborn.

  • Education

    • Educated Patterson and Craven’s Academy, Eufaula.

    Career

    • Began as bookkeeper, wholesale grocery store. Later bookkeeper 1st National Bank, Vicksburg, Mississippi. Moved to Anniston, Alabama, 1887, and engaged in real estate and insurance business.

      Organizer, and president City National Bank, 3 years. President First National Bank, 1905-1914. President First National Bank (Jacksonville), First National Bank (Piedmont), Alabama.

      Appointed Chairman of the Board Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, 1914, governor, 1919-1928 (retired). Appointed advisor to board of R.F.C., at Atlanta, February 1932. Delegate Convention to Repeal 18th Amendment, Montgomery, Alabama, 1933.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Court of County Commissioners of Calhoun Company, Alabama, 1905-1912. Clubs: Capital City, Driving.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Graves, of Rome, Georgia, October 17, 1889. Children: Mistress.
    • father: Maximilian Bethune Wellborn
    • mother: Emma Julia (Dent) Wellborn
    • spouse: Mary Graves
    • child: Mrs Wellborn
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    Born January 22, 1862
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