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Martha Rivers Ingram

Martha Rivers Ingram, American publishing executive.

Background

  • Ingram, Martha Rivers was born on August 20, 1935 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, Vassar College, 1957.

    Career

    • Vice president, public affairs Ingram Industries Inc., Nashville, 1979—1995, member, board directors, since 1981, chairman board directors, since 1995. Board directors Baxter International, Weyerhaeuser Company, Ashley Hall, Vassar College, Harpeth Hall School, Ingram Micro Inc. Member advisory board Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Washington.

    Membership

    Chairman Tennessee Bicentennial Commission, 1996. Board directors Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Nashville Ballet, Nashville Opera, Nashville Institute for Arts, Nashville Symphony, Nashville Community Foundation. Past chairman United Way's Alexis de Tocqueville Society.

    Founder, board directors Tennessee Repertory Theater. Chairman board trustees Vanderbilt University, since 1999. Co-founder Ingram Charitable Fund, 1995.

    Member Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce.

    Connections

    • Married E. Bronson Ingram (deceased 1995), October 4, 1958. Children: Orrin Henry III, John Rivers, David Bronson, Robin.
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    • 1957
      Vassar College
    • 1979 - 1995
      Vice president
      Nashville, Tennessee, United States