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Ernest Henry Pringle

Ernest Henry Pringle, American investment banker. Member Pringle Brothers, wholesale dry goods, Charleston, 1901-1906, general accountant, 1906-1907.

Background

  • Pringle, Ernest Henry was born on July 16, 1881 in in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of Ernest Henry and Mary (Ford) Pringle.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, College of Charleston, 1900.

    Career

    • Member Pringle Brothers, wholesale dry goods, Charleston, 1901-1906, general accountant, 1906-1907. Assistant cashier Bank of Charleston, 1907-1911, vice president, 1911-1922, president, 1922-1923, Chairman of the Board, 1923-1925, was also Chairman of the Board Charleston Security Company, Charleston Trust Company, resigned from banking, 1925. With Merchants Fertilizer & Phosphate Company, 1925-1930.

      Formed E. H. Pringle & Company, investment bankers, 1930, which he headed until 1955. Vice president Charleston Import and Forwarding Company. Treasurer Midland Timber Company Chairman Liberty and Victory loans Charleston County, 1917-1919.

      Trusete College of Charleston.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Pringle Brothers, wholesale dry goods, Charleston, 1901-1906, general accountant, 1906-1907.

    Connections

    • Married Nell McColl, March 20, 1906. Children: Mary Ford (Mistress.
    • father: Ernest Henry Pringle
    • mother: Mary (Ford) Pringle
    • spouse: Nell McColl
    • child: Mary Ford (Mrs Pringle
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    Born July 16, 1881
    Died October 14, 1955
    (aged 74)
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