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Paul Matthew Carruthers

Paul Matthew Carruthers, American textile company executive. Bar: North Carolina 1954; Certified Public Accountants, North Carolina. President City-County Hospital Board, La Grange, Georgia, 1967-1968. Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Bar Association Clubs: Poinsett, Greenville Country.

Background

  • Carruthers, Paul Matthew was born on April 6, 1921 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of Joseph Tinnie and Ethel (Williamson) Carruthers.

  • Education

    • AB, Duke, University, 1947. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1948. Juris Doctor, University North Carolina, 1954.

    Career

    • Tax accountant A.M. Pullen & Company, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1948-1952. Assistant counsel Richard Joshua Reynolds Tobacco Company, Winston-Salem, 1955-1959. Counsel, controller Wunda Weve Carpet Company, Greenville, South Carolina, 1959-1961.

      Secretary, general counsel Callaway Mills Company, La Grange, Georgia, 1961-1968. Secretary Deering Milliken Inc., Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1968-1971. Secretary-treasurer Dan River, Inc., Greenville, 1971-1975, vice president, secretary, 1975-1984.

      Of counsel Rainey, Britton, Gibbes & Clarkson, Attorneys, Greenville, from 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: North Carolina 1954. Certified Public Accountants, North Carolina.

    Membership

    President City-County Hospital Board, La Grange, Georgia, 1967-1968. Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Bar Association Clubs: Poinsett, Greenville Country.

    Connections

    • Married Carlotta Marsh, February 23, 1957. Children– Nora Evelyn, Paul Matthew.
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    Died July 31, 2007
    (aged 86)
    • 1947
      Duke
    • 1948
      University Illinois
    • 1954
      University North Carolina
    • 1948 - 1952
      Tax accountant, A.M. Pullen & Company
      Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
    • 1955 - 1959
      assistant, counsel R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
    • 1959 - 1961
      counsel, Wunda Weve Carpet Company
      Greenville, North Carolina, United States
    • 1959 - 1961
      controller, Wunda Weve Carpet Company
      Greenville, North Carolina, United States
    • 1961 - 1968
      secretary, Callaway Mills Company
      La Grange, Texas, United States
    • 1961 - 1968
      general counsel, Callaway Mills Company
      La Grange, Texas, United States
    • 1968 - 1971
      secretary, Deering Milliken Incorporated
      Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
    • 1971 - 1975
      secretary-treasurer Dan River
      Greenville, North Carolina, United States
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