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Herbert Sanford Walters

Herbert Sanford Walters, American banker, Democratic National committeeman. member state Democratic Executive Committee, 1934-1937, chairman, 1940-1944, and since 1953. Chairman Morristown Water & Electric Light Commissioners, 1944-1947.; Member Morristown Chamber of Commerce (president 1945). Trustee King College, Bristol, Tennessee, treasurer King College endowment funds. Trustee U. Tennessee, Knoxville, from 1962,; Mason. Elk.

Background

  • Walters, Herbert Sanford was born on November 17, 1891 in Leadville, Tennessee, United States. Son of John Milo and Lula (Franklin) Walters.

  • Education

    • Student Carson Newman College, Jefferson City, Tennessee, 1907-1908. Castle Heights, 1909-1910, University of Tennessee, 1917.

    Career

    • Engineering department C.M. & St.P. Railway, Milwaukee, 1911-1914, Illinois Central R.R., Chicago, 1914-1916. Partner, Harrison Walters & Prater, Morristown, Tennessee, 1926, president Walters & Prater, Inc., general contractors, from 1922. President Hamilton National Bank, Morristown, Tennessee, from 1946 (director from 1933, president 1934-1935, Chairman of the Board 1936-1945).

      Commissioner State Department Highways and Public Works, Nashville, 1934-1935. Vice-president, director Concrete Materials, Inc., from 1947. Director C&S Constitution Company, Tennessee Natural Gas Lines, Inc., Hamilton National Bank Knoxville from 1947, Hamilton National Associates, Chattanooga from 1945, E. Tennessee Natural Gas Company from 1947, Nashville Gas & Heating Company.

      Executive vice president, 1949-1950, Chairman of the Board, from 1962. National Democratic Committeeman from Tennessee, 1945-1947, 1956. Member state Democratic Executive Committee, 1934-1937, chairman, 1940-1944, and since 1953.

      Chairman Morristown Water & Electric Light Commissioners, 1944-1947.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member state Democratic Executive Committee, 1934-1937, chairman, 1940-1944, and since 1953. Chairman Morristown Water & Electric Light Commissioners, 1944-1947. Member Morristown Chamber of Commerce (president 1945).

    Trustee King College, Bristol, Tennessee, treasurer King College endowment funds. Trustee U. Tennessee, Knoxville, from 1962. Mason. Elk.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Ruckman Lockridge, July 23, 1928.
    • father: John Milo Walters
    • mother: Lula (Franklin) Walters
    • spouse: Sarah Ruckman Lockridge
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    Born November 17, 1891
    Died August 17, 1973
    (aged 81)
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