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Charles T. Beaird

Charles T. Beaird, American former publishing executive. Member Caddo Parish Police Jury, 1956-1960; board directors Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey, 1975-1978 board directors Community Foundation of Shreveport-Bossier, 1975-1985, chairman, 1979-1980 Served to captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Shreveport Club, Cambridge Club.

Background

  • Beaird, Charles T. was born on July 17, 1922 in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States. Son of James Benjamin and Mattie Connell (Fort) Beaird.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Centenary College, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy, Columbia University, 1972.

    Career

    • Vice president, assistant general manager J.B. Beaird Corporation, Shreveport, 1946-1957. Consultant in oil and investments, 1957-1959. President Beaird-Poulan Inc., 1959-1973.

      Chairman board Beaird-Poulan division Emerson Electric Company, 1973-1976. President, public Shreveport Journal, 1976-1999. President Beaird Properties LLC, 2000—2006.

      Director Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, 1972-1978, deputy chairman, 1973-1978. Director Winrock Enterprises, Inc., Little Rock. Adjunct professor Centenary College, Shreveport, 1969-1995, professor emeritus.

    Membership

    Member Caddo Parish Police Jury, 1956-1960. Board directors Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey, 1975-1978 board directors Community Foundation of Shreveport-Bossier, 1975-1985, chairman, 1979-1980 Served to captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Shreveport Club, Cambridge Club.

    Connections

    • Married Carolyn Williams, February 6, 1943. Children: Susan, Marjorie, John.
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    Died April 18, 2006
    (aged 83)
    • 1966
      Centenary College
    • 1972
      Columbia University
    • 2006
      president, Beaird Properties Limited Liability Company
    • 1946 - 1957
      Vice president, general manager J.B. Beaird Corporation
      Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
    • 1946 - 1957
      assistant, general manager J.B. Beaird Corporation
      Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
    • 1957 - 1959
      consultant, in oil and investments
    • 1959 - 1973
      president, Beaird-Poulan Incorporated
    • 1973 - 1976
      chairman, board Beaird-Poulan division Emerson Electric Company
    • 1976 - 1999
      president
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