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Addison Hardcastle Reese

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Addison Hardcastle Reese, American banker. Served from Lieutenant to major United States Air Force, 1942-1945.; Member Association Reserve City Bankers (past president, past director), North Carolina Citizens Association, Alpha Delta Phi.

Background

Reese, Addison Hardcastle was born on December 28, 1908 in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States. Son of Gordon Lippencott and Edith Octavia (Ford) Reese.

Education

Graduate Marston’s University School, Riderwood, Maryland., 1926. Student Johns Hopkins, 1926-1929. Honorary Doctor of Laws, U. North Carolina, 1968.

Career

Assistant National bank examiner United States Treasury Department, 1932-1936, nat. bank examiner, 1936-1940. Vice-president, director Nicodemus National Bank, Hagerstown, Maryland., 1941-1947. President, Chairman of the Board County Trust Company Maryland, Baltimore, 1947-1951, executive vice-president, director American Trust Company, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1951-1954, president, director, 1954-1957, name changed to American Commercial Bank, president, director, 1957-1960.

President, director North Carolina National Bank, 1960-1967, Chairman of the Board, 1967-1973. Chairman of the Board North Carolina National Bank Corporation, 1968-1973, also director, chairman finance commission. Director Duke Power Company, Engraph, Inc., Ruddick Corporation Board of directors Mercy Hospital.

Chairman of the board of trustees, U. North Carolina-Charlotte. Chairman board directors U. North Carolina-Charlotte Foundation.

Membership

Served from Lieutenant to major United States Air Force, 1942-1945. Member Association Reserve City Bankers (past president, past director), North Carolina Citizens Association, Alpha Delta Phi. Clubs: Charlotte Country, City (Charlotte, North Carolina).

Connections

Married Gertrude Craig, April.

father:
Gordon Lippencott Reese

mother:
Edith Octavia (Ford) Reese

spouse:
Gertrude Craig