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James Alfred Chapman

James Alfred Chapman, American textile executive, association official. Member American Cotton Manufacturers Institute (president 1959), Southern Textile Association (president 1923), South Carolina. Textile Manufacturers Association (president 1940-1943).; Rotarian.

Background

  • Chapman, James Alfred was born on March 29, 1893 in Middlesboro, Kentucky, United States. Son of James Alfred and Rachel (McMaster) Chapman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Wofford College, 1913, Doctor of Laws, 1956.

    Career

    • Bank of Spartanburg, South Carolina., 1914-1916. With Inman Mills (South Carolina.), since 1916, successively, superintendent, vice president, 1923-1937, president, treasurer, 1937-1964, chairman of the board, since since 1964, also director. Director Commercial National Bank, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Spartan Radiocasting Company, Clifton Manufacturing Company.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member American Cotton Manufacturers Institute (president 1959), Southern Textile Association (president 1923), South Carolina. Textile Manufacturers Association (president 1940-1943).

    Connections

    • Married Martha Marshall, June 16, 1920. Children: James Alfred, W. Marshall, Robert F., Joseph W., Hugh M. With First National.
    • father: James Alfred Chapman
    • mother: Rachel (McMaster) Chapman
    • spouse: Martha Marshall
    • children: James Alfred Chapman
    • W. Marshall Chapman
    • Robert F. Chapman
    • Joseph W. Chapman
    • Hugh M. With First National Chapman
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    Died December 14, 1964
    (aged 71)
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