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Alexander Berkeley Carrington

banker , tobacco merchant

Alexander Berkeley Carrington, American tobacco merchant, banker. Served as captain C.A.C., with Advertising Educational Foundation, 1917-1919.

Background

Carrington, Alexander Berkeley was born on January 26, 1895 in Danville, Virginia, United States. Son of Alexander Berkeley and Mary Miller (Taylor) Carrington.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Hampden-Sydney College, 1915, Doctor of Laws, 1942. A.M., University of Virginia, 1917.

Career

With Dibrell Brothers, Inc., Danville, 1919, president, 1936-1951, Chairman, Board Of Directors, 1951-1969. Chairman of the Board American National Bank & Trust Company, 1949-1969. Director Dan River Mills.

Trustee Hampden-Sydney College, Stratford College, Memorial Hospital, Danville.

Membership

Served as captain C.A.C., with Advertising Educational Foundation, 1917-1919.

Connections

Married Ruth Simpson, October 30, 1920.

father:
Alexander Berkeley Carrington

mother:
Mary Miller (Taylor) Carrington

spouse:
Ruth Simpson