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Claude Sims Lawson

Claude Sims Lawson, business executive. Member of the American Ordnance Association (director) local post), American Iron and Steel Institute, Alabama Mining Institute, Associate Industries Alabama, Alabama, Birmingham (director) C.’s of Commerce., Cast Iron Pressure Pipe Institute, Cast Iron Pipe Research Association, the National Industrial Conference Board.

Background

  • Lawson, Claude Sims was born on July 21, 1895 in Union Company, near city of Union, South Carolina, United States. Son of Jefferson Rutledge and Mattie (Gibbs) Lawson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Clemson College, 1915.

    Career

    • Chemist, Sloss-Sheffield Steel & Iron Company, 1915-1929, assistant superintendent, 1929-1935, superintendent, 1935-1937, general superintendent, 1937-1945, vice president, general manager and director, 1946-1947, president and director, 1948-1952. President United States Pipe & Foundry Company, 1952-1960, chairman of board, since 1960. Chairman of the Board, director United Concrete Pipe Corporation.

      Director Jefferson Federal Savings & Loan Association, Birmingham Fire Insurance Company, L. & N. Railroad Company, director Birmingham Trust National Bank, Canada Dry Corporation President Birmingham council Boy Scouts American, 1950-1951, member Executive Board Jefferson County. Chairman Birmingham chapter American Red Cross. Vice president Jefferson County Community Chest.

    Politics

    Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Everybody can reach the love of God. Salvation is for everyone who turns to God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    All Christians need to be familiar with the Bible, that contains a wide variety of literature, including history, law, poetry, gospels, letters, polemic, stories and apocalyptic visions, and try to immerse themselves in lieutenant.

    Membership

    Member of the American Ordnance Association (director) local post), American Iron and Steel Institute, Alabama Mining Institute, Associate Industries Alabama, Alabama, Birmingham (director) C.’s of Commerce., Cast Iron Pressure Pipe Institute, Cast Iron Pipe Research Association, the National Industrial Conference Board. Clubs: Mountain Brook Country, Vestavia Country, Downtown (Birmingham).

    Connections

    • Married Robbie Moseley, July 3, 1916. Children: Lucille (Mistress.
    • father: Jefferson Rutledge Lawson
    • mother: Mattie (Gibbs) Lawson
    • spouse: Robbie Moseley
    • child: Lucille (Mrs Lawson
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    Born July 21, 1895
    Died September 10, 1964
    (aged 69)
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