With Sonoco Products Company, 1930-1978, vice president, executive vice president, 1934-1961, president, 1961-1970, Chairman of the Board, 1970-1978. Director Sonoco Products Company of Canada, Ltd., Brantford, Ontario, Bank of Hartsville, Hartsville Oil Mill, J. L. Coker & Company, Sonoco de Mexico, S.A., Mexico City, T.P.T. Ltd., Romiley, England, Coker’s Pedigreed Seed Company, Columbia, Newberry & Laurens R.R., South Carolina. National Bank; Carolinas advisory board American Mutual Liability Insurance Company Regional Executive Committee Boy Scouts American.
Chairman of the board of trustees Coker College.
Born August 15, 1906