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Warren Randolph Pollard

Warren Randolph Pollard, American transportation executive. Recipient Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American. Member American Transit Association (president 1948-1949, director), United States, Richmond (director) chambers commerce, Virginias Srs. Golf Association, Chi Phi.; Mason.

Background

  • Pollard, Warren Randolph was born in 1898 in Jersey City. Son of Charles Edwin and Addie Drake (Moore) Pollard.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering, Georgia Institute Technology, 1920.

    Career

    • Student engineer General Electric Company, Schenectady, 1920-1922. Engineer Georgia Power Company, Atlanta, 1922-1923, supervisor auto equipment, 1933-1938, manager transportation, in charge streetcar, bus service, Atlanta, Augusta, Macon, Columbus, Rome, Georgia, 1938-1946. President Virginia Transit Company, Richmond, 1946-1964, Chairman of the Board, since 1964.

      President, director United Transit Company. Director Central National Bank of Richmond, American Transportation Enterprises. Co-chairman American Red Cross campaign, Atlanta, 1945, campaign general, Richmond, 1949.

      President Community Chest, 1951.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Transit Association (president 1948-1949, director), United States, Richmond (director) chambers commerce, Virginias Srs. Golf Association, Chi Phi. Mason.; Clubs: Rotary (director), Commonwealth (Richmond).

    Connections

    • Married Margie Belle Taylor, June 22, 1920. Children: Warren Randolph, Charles Alec.
    • father: Charles Edwin Pollard
    • mother: Addie Drake (Moore) Pollard
    • spouse: Margie Belle Taylor
    • children: Warren Randolph Pollard
    • Charles Alec Pollard
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    Born 1898
    Died October 12, 1966
    (aged 68)
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