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Larry Carl Fry

Larry Carl Fry, American government official. Mason (32°), Odd.

Background

  • Fry, Larry Carl was born on January 10, 1905 in Brush Creek, Tennessee, United States. Son of Luther A. and Mellie (Jenkins) Fry.

  • Education

    • Graduate Tennessee Polytechnic Institute, 1931.

    Career

    • Principal supervisor, instructor public schools, Smith and Wilson counties, Tennessee, 1930-1933. Chief clerk, Smith County, Tennessee Agricultural Office, 1933-1935. Administration assistant United States Department of Agriculture, Nashville, 1935-1942.

      Administration officer in charge agricultural conservation program United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, 1942-1945, area director Crop Insurance Corporation (developed and put in operation tobacco crop insurance program), 1945-1948, state director and chairman state Production and Marketing Administration Committee, Nashville, also chairman state council (United States Department of Agriculture), 1946-1948, board directors Commodity Credit Corporation, Washington, since 1948. State executive director Tennessee Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service, 1961-1966.

    Politics

    Church should build bridges with political institutions through organizing ecumenical delegations to the party conferences.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Regular ceremonies enable people to open themselves to God more fully. They help people to hear God's offer and challenge ever more deeply, and to allow God to prompt and enable them to respond.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Every member of a Christian Church should be delicate to other people and use appropriate language while communicating with others.

    Membership

    Mason (32°), Odd.

    Connections

    • Married Marie Thackston, June 7, 1937. Children: Carole Marie and Linda Lucille.
    • father: Luther A. Fry
    • mother: Mellie (Jenkins) Fry
    • spouse: Marie Thackston
    • child: Carole Marie and Linda Lucille Fry
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    Died September 16, 1966
    (aged 61)
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