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Leland Hume

Leland Hume, American banking. Club: Hermitage.


  • Hume, Leland was born on March 16, 1864 in at Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States. Son of William and Mary (Leland) Hume.

  • Education

    • Student Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1880.


    • With Orr Brothers, wholesale grocers, Nashville, Tennessee, 1881-1885. Connected with Cumberland Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1885-1913, general manager, 1890-1913. Vice president Southern Bell Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1913-1930.

      President 4th and 1st Banks, Inc. Director American National Bank, First Industrial Corporation, Southern Bell Telephone & Telegraph Company Director Chamber of Commerce of the United States, 1928-1932. Member Engineering Association of the South, Nashville Board of Trade (1st president).

      President Tennessee Society S.A.R., 1912-1915. Commandant Jo Johnson Camp Sons of Confederacy, 1895-1900. Director Young Men’s Christian Association.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Club: Hermitage.


    • Married Marie Louise Trenholm, of Charleston, South Carolina., April.
    • father: William Hume
    • mother: Mary (Leland) Hume
    • spouse: Marie Louise Trenholm
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    Born March 16, 1864