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Richard Bankston Caughman

Richard Bankston Caughman was American manufacturer's representative. Registered professional engineer, South Carolina, Georgia, 1950; bar: (Georgia) 1954. Member Commission on Future Clemson University, 1997; past club and district president Kiwanis, North Atlanta; Member of State Bar Georgia (retired), National Society of Professional Engineers.

Background

  • Caughman, Richard Bankston was born on February 17, 1921 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. Son of Frederick Porter and Emmie Hawley Caughman.

  • Education

    • B Mechanical Engineering, Clemson College, South Carolina, 1946. Bachelor of Laws, John Marshall Law School, Atlanta, 1954. Master of Laws, John Marshall Law School, Atlanta, 1955.

    Career

    • Sales engineer Chrysler Airtemp, Detroit, 1946—1948. Sales and construction specialist Dominican Republic, 1948—1949. Sales engineer Advanced Refrigeration, Atlanta, 1950—1951.

      Research and Development officer United States Air Force, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, 1951—1952. Sales engineer John A. Dodd Company, Atlanta, 1952—1971. Owner Richard B. Caughman Company, 1971—1999.

      Retired, 1999; Pilot, captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional engineer, South Carolina, Georgia, 1950. Bar: (Georgia) 1954.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Commission on Future Clemson University, 1997. Past club and district president Kiwanis, North Atlanta. Member of State Bar Georgia (retired), National Society of Professional Engineers.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, walking.

    Connections

    • Married Elaine Florence Robinson, November 2, 1946. Children: Christine Caughman Hodde, Julie Caughman Fazlollah.
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    • 1946
      Clemson College
    • 1954
      John Marshall Law School
    • 1955
      John Marshall Law School
    • 1946 - 1948
      Sales engineer, Chrysler Airtemp
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1948 - 1949
      sales and construction specialist, Dominican Republic
    • 1950 - 1951
      sales engineer, Advanced Refrigeration
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1951 - 1952
      Research and Development officer, United States Air Force
      Patrick Afb, Florida, United States
    • 1952 - 1971
      sales engineer, John A. Dodd Company
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1971 - 1999
      owner Richard B. Caughman Company
    • 1999
      retired
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