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Richard Reeves Felker

Richard Reeves Felker, American investment company executive.

Background

  • Felker, Richard Reeves was born on August 25, 1929 in Monroe, Georgia, United States. Son of Paul M. and Anne (Reeves) Felker.

  • Education

    • AB, Vanderbilt University, 1951.

    Career

    • With Equitable Securities Corporation, 1951-1954. Vice president firm Robinson-Humphrey, Inc., Atlanta, 1955-1958. Chairman board Finance Service Corporation American, 1958-1972.

      President Richard Felker Company, since 1973. Member Midwest Stock Exchange, Chicago, 1969-1972, Philadelphia-Baltimore Stock Exchange, 1966-1972. Chairman The Sharp Boylston Companies, since 1986.

      Board directors Gulf Bay Bank, Tampa, The Chattahoochee Bank, Atlanta, The Buckhead Bank, Atlanta.

    Membership

    Chairman Fulton County chapter American Cancer Society, since 1971. Member alumni board Vanderbilt University, 1961-1962, Committee of 100, Emory University, 1967-1974. Board directors Atlanta Community Chest, Central Atlanta Progress.

    Commissioner Atlanta Community Relations Commission. Trustee Darlington School, Rome, Georgia. Member Atlanta Chamber C. (director 1968-1971, 77, president Downtown Council), Apartment Owners and Managers Association (past president, director) Clubs: Piedmont Driving, Atlanta City (director since 1972, chairman board governors 1977-1981) (Atlanta).

    Connections

    • Married Rebecca White. Children: Ric, Betty.
    • father: Paul M. Felker
    • mother: Anne (Reeves) Felker
    • spouse: Rebecca White
    • children: Ric Felker
    • Betty Felker
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    Born August 25, 1929
    Nationality
    • 1951
      Vanderbilt University
    • 1951 - 1954
      With Equitable Securities Corporation
    • 1955 - 1958
      vice president, firm Robinson-Humphrey
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1958 - 1972
      chairman, board Finance Service Corporation American
    • 1973
      president, Richard Felker Company