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Charles Richardson Yates

Charles Richardson Yates, American former arts center executive.

Background

  • Yates, Charles Richardson was born on September 9, 1913 in Atlanta. Son of Presley Daniel and Julia (Richardson) Yates.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honors, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1935. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Emory University, 1999.

    Career

    • With 1st National Bank Atlanta, 1935-1947, assistant vice president, 1940-1947. With Joshua L. Baily & Company, Inc., Atlanta, 1947-1960, vice president, 1956-1960. Vice president finance Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company and L. & N. Railroad Company, 1960-1967.

      Vice president Seaboard Coast Line Railroad Company, 1967-1971, vice president finance, 1971-1973, L. & N. Railroad Company, 1967-1973. President Atlanta Arts Alliance, 1973-1983. Director Technology Park/Atlanta.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Trustee Georgia Technology Foundation, Woodruff Arts Center Served with Army of the United States, 1941-1942. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Georgia Chamber of Commerce (director, president 1965-1967), East Lake Golf Club ( president since 1995), Augusta National Club (secretary), Atlanta Athletic Club, Peachtree Golf Club, Capital City Club, Royal and Ancient Golf Club.

    Connections

    • Married Dorothy Malone, May 20, 1944. Children: Dorothy Y. Kirkley, Charles R., Sarah F., J. Comer.
    • father: Presley Daniel Yates
    • mother: Julia (Richardson) Yates
    • spouse: Dorothy Malone
    • children: Dorothy Y. Kirkley Yates
    • Charles R. Yates
    • Sarah F. Yates
    • J. Comer Yates
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    Born September 9, 1913
    Died October 17, 2005
    (aged 92)
    Nationality
    • 1935
      Georgia Institute of Technology
    • 1999
      Emory University
    • 1947 - 1960
      with Joshua L. Baily & Company
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1960 - 1967
      vice president, finance Atlantic Coast Line R.R. Company and L. & N. R.R. Company
    • 1967 - 1973
      vice president, Seaboard Coast Line R.R. Company
    • 1973 - 1983
      president, Atlanta Arts Alliance
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