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John Sprunt Hill

John Sprunt Hill, American banker, lawyer. member American Committee to Study Cooperative Banking and Markets in Foreign Countries, 1913. Life fellow American Institute Genealogy; member American, Virginia, North Carolina (life), Maryland. history societies, S.A.R., Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa.; Mason, Odd.

Background

  • Hill, John Sprunt was born on March 17, 1869 in Faison, North Carolina, United States. Son of William E. and Frances Diana (Faison) Hill.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy North Carolina, 1889, student Law School, 1891-1892, Doctor of Laws, 1933. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1894.

    Career

    • President Durham Loan & Trust Company, 1904-1932, Home Savings Bank since 1921. Also engaged in farming. Trustee U. North Carolina since 1904 (chairman building committee 1922-1931), Watts Hospital since 1921.

      State senator North Carolina, 3 terms 1933-1939. Delaware to International Forestry Convention, Paris, France, 1912. Member American Committee to Study Cooperative Banking and Markets in Foreign Countries, 1913.

      Life fellow American Institute Genealogy. Member American, Virginia, North Carolina (life), Maryland. history societies, S.A.R., Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Works

    • Author: Five Per Cent Money for Farmers, 1914. Also several booklets and bulls, on fawn credits, forestry and highways in North Carolina.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member American Committee to Study Cooperative Banking and Markets in Foreign Countries, 1913. Life fellow American Institute Genealogy. Member American, Virginia, North Carolina (life), Maryland. history societies, S.A.R., Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Mason, Odd; Clubs: Hope Valley, Hillandale Country.

    Connections

    • Married Annie Louise Watts, November 29, 1899. Children: George Watts, Laura Valinda, Francis Faison.
    • father: William E. Hill
    • mother: Frances Diana (Faison) Hill
    • spouse: Annie Louise Watts
    • children: George Watts Hill
    • Laura Valinda Hill
    • Francis Faison Hill
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    Died July, 1961
    (aged 92)
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