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Curtis Bynum

Curtis Bynum, business executive. Decorated with German Red Cross, 1933. Member Council Memorial Mission Hospital, Asheville, North Carolina Ex-president Rotary; Member Massachusetts Society Cincinnati, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.; Mason (33°).; Club: Pen and Plate (ex-president). Compiler of Marriage Bonds of Tryon and Lincoln Counties. Secretary Sinking Fund Common for Buncombe County, 1937-1964.

Background

  • Bynum, Curtis was born on July 6, 1882 in Lincolnton, North Carolina, United States. Son of Review William Shipp and Mary Louisa (Curtis) Bynum.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education, Horner Military School, Oxford, North Carolina. Bachelor of Arts, Univercity North Carolina, 1903. Juris Doctor cum laude, University of Chicago, 1907.

      Graduate study Ecole de Droit, Sorbonne U., 1919.

    Career

    • Director Charles S. Boyd Paper Company and Appleton Coated Paper Company, Appleton, 1907-1908. President Carolina Creamery Company, Asheville, North Carolina, and Forsyth Dairy Company, Winston-Salem, 1912-1927. Admitted to practice North Carolina bar, 1914.

      Served as captain and adjunct 321st Infantry, United States Army, World War. Graduated from Army General Staff College, Langres, France, 1918.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Council Memorial Mission Hospital, Asheville, North Carolina Ex-president Rotary. Member Massachusetts Society Cincinnati, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Mason (33°).; Club: Pen and Plate (ex-president).

    Compiler of Marriage Bonds of Tryon and Lincoln Counties. Secretary Sinking Fund Common for Buncombe County, 1937-1964.

    Connections

    • Married Florence Helen Boyd, July 10, 1907. Children: Katharine Fullerton (Mistress.
    • father: Review William Shipp Bynum
    • mother: Mary Louisa (Curtis) Bynum
    • spouse: Florence Helen Boyd
    • child: Katharine Fullerton (Mrs Bynum
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    Died October 13, 1964
    (aged 82)
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