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Thomas Kearney Glenn

Thomas Kearney Glenn, American banker. Mason (32°).

Background

  • Glenn, Thomas Kearney was born on January 21, 1868 in Vernon, Mississippi, United States. Son of Wilbur Fisk and Florella (Harper) Glenn.

  • Education

    • Education common schools.

    Career

    • With Maddox-Rucker Banking Company, Atlanta, 1887-1891, Atlanta Consolidated Street Railway Company, 1891-1902. Vice president Georgia Railway & Electric Company, 1902-1908. President Atlantic Steel Company, 1908-1921, Chairman of the Board since 1921.

      Elected president Trust Company of Georgia, 1921, consolidated with Lowry National Bank, 1923. President Atlanta and Lowry National Bank and Trust Company, of Georgia, 1923-1929. Chairman of the Board First National Bank of Atlanta and president Trust Company of Georgia, 1929-1933.

      President Trust Company of Georgia, 1933-1937, chairman of board since 1937. Chairman of board Trust Company of Georgia Associates. Director Atlantic Steel Company, The Coca-Cola Company, Continental Gin Company, Atlantic Company Chairman board of trustees Grady Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia.

      Trustee Emory University, L.H. Beck Foundation, Crawford W. Long Memorial Hospital (Atlanta), Reinhardt College (Waleska, Georgia), Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School (Rabun Gap, Georgia).

    Politics

    There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.

    Religion

    A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Every person needs the Church for spiritual and emotional care that enables to reconcile relations with God, with others, and with self.

    Membership

    Mason (32°).; Clubs: Capital City, Atlanta Athletic, Druid Hills Golf, Piedmont Driving, Rotary (Atlanta).

    Connections

    • Married Agnes Raoul, April.; married second, Elizabeth E. Woodhouse, September 10, 1927. Children: Wadley R., Wilbur F.
    • father: Wilbur Fisk Glenn
    • mother: Florella (Harper) Glenn
    • spouses: Agnes Raoul
    • Elizabeth E. Woodhouse
    • children: Wadley R. Glenn
    • Wilbur F Glenn
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    Born January 21, 1868
    Died October 11, 1946
    (aged 78)
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