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Branson Coltrane Jones

Branson Coltrane Jones, American textile executive. Chairman board trustees Cabarrus County Library, Kannapolis, since 1984; trustee Catawba College, Salisbury, North Carolina, Pfeiffer College, Misenheimer, North Carolina; board visitors Presbyterian College, Clinton. Served with United States Navy, 1945-1946; Member American Textile Manufacturers Institute Inc.

Background

  • Jones, Branson Coltrane was born on August 15, 1927 in Concord, North Carolina, United States. Son of Robert Eldridge and Mariam Elizabeth (Coltrane) Jones.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business, Presbyterian College, Clinton, South Carolina, 1949.

    Career

    • Trainee Cannon Mills Company, Kannapolis, North Carolina, 1949-1952, accountant DecFab division Concord, 1952-1967, assistant vice president DecFab division, 1967-1976, vice president Kannapolis, 1979-1982, executive vice president, since 1982. Executive vice president then president Wiscassett Mills Company, Albermarle, North Carolina, 1976-1979. Chairman board First Charter Bank.

    Major achievements

    • Avocation: golf.

    Politics

    When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    The relationship with God in Covenant is like a marriage between human beings – both as a community and as individuals – on the one side and God in Christ on the other.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Libelous language with regard to nationality, ethnic background, sexuality or gender does not assess the value of individual and contradicts the gospel of Jesus Christ.

    Membership

    Chairman board trustees Cabarrus County Library, Kannapolis, since 1984. Trustee Catawba College, Salisbury, North Carolina, Pfeiffer College, Misenheimer, North Carolina. Board visitors Presbyterian College, Clinton.

    Served with United States Navy, 1945-1946. Member American Textile Manufacturers Institute Inc.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocation: golf.

    Connections

    • Married Joan Marcelle Simpson, October 28, 1949. Children– Joan Marcelle, Elisa Coltrane.
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    • 1949
      Presbyterian College
    • 1949 - 1952
      Trainee, Cannon Mills Company
      Kannapolis, North Carolina, United States
    • 1976 - 1979
      executive, vice president then president Wiscassett Mills Company
      North Carolina, United States