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Fountain Fox Beattie

Fountain Fox Beattie, American banker. Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1906-1908.; Member American Bankers Association (member executive council 1931), South Carolina. Bankers Association (Vice-President 1927.

Background

  • Beattie, Fountain Fox was born on July 29, 1878 in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. Son of John Edgeworth and Mary Caroline (Mays) Beattie.

  • Education

    • Student Furman U., Greenville, and University of Michigan. Bachelor of Laws, Columbian (now George Washington University, 1902.

    Career

    • Admitted to South Carolina. bar, 1902, and began practice at Greenville. Entered banking business as secretary-treasurer Piedmont Savings & Investment Company, Greenville, became president, 1914 (absorbed by 1st National Bank). Vice president 1st National Bank, 1916, president from 1946, retired as president, later Chairman of the Board.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1906-1908. Member American Bankers Association (member executive council 1931), South Carolina.

    Bankers Association (Vice-President 1927.

    Connections

    • Married Janell Cobb Arnold, November 12, 1912. Children: Fountain Fox, Jane Arnold, Dannitte Mays.
    • father: John Edgeworth Beattie
    • mother: Mary Caroline (Mays) Beattie
    • spouse: Janell Cobb Arnold
    • children: Fountain Fox Beattie
    • Jane Arnold Beattie
    • Dannitte Mays Beattie
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