Admitted to North Carolina bar, 1910 and practiced at Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1910-1919. Member firm Hastings, Stephenson and Whicker, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1916-1919. Successively secretary, assistant trust officer, associate trust officer, vice president Wachovia Bank & Trust Company of North Carolina, 1919-1929.
Vice president in charge trust department, Equitable Trust Company, Wilmington, Delaware, 1929-1936, director, 1929-1951. Member of faculty Graduate School of Banking, American Bankers assosiation, New York, 1935-1972, director trust research department, 1937-1951. Member firm T.B. Stephenson & Sons, farmers, Pendleton, North Carolina, 1914-1972.
Director Planters National Bank & Trust Company, Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Lecturer law school Wake Forest College, 1951-1972. President trust div. American Bankers Association, 1930-1931.
Born December 17, 1884