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Banker

Carter B. Tharp, American banker. Bar: Indiana 1942.

Background

Tharp, Carter B. was born on August 10, 1918 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Harod Bland and Emily (List) Tharp.

Education

AB, Wabash College, 1939. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1942.

Career

With American Fletcher National Bank and Trust Company and predeccessor, 1949-1985, senior vice president, economist, 1967-1985. President Tecumsah Insurance Company, 1969-1971. Vice president American Fletcher Corporation, Indianapolis.

Board directors Rex Underwriters, Inc.

Achievements

  • Bar: Indiana 1942.

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, the power of evil in the world is broken.

Politics

All human life is sacred and created by God and therefore, we must see all human life as significant and valuable. When governments implement the death penalty, then the life of the convicted person is devalued and all possibility of change in that person’s life ends.

Views

All Christians need to be familiar with the Bible, that contains a wide variety of literature, including history, law, poetry, gospels, letters, polemic, stories and apocalyptic visions, and try to immerse themselves in it.

Membership

Past treasurer Community Service Council. President Home Care Agency, 1965-1969. President Center Indiana Health Systems Agency.

Past vice president Indianapolis Tuberculosis Association. Past member metropolitan school board Washington Township, Marion County, 1962-1966. Past trustee United Methodist Home, Franklin, Indiana Captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946.

Member Indianapolis Bar Association, Indianapolis Literary Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Tau Delta.

Connections

Married Esthermae Myers, April 23, 1949. Children: Carter Allen, Riley Bland.

father:
Harod Bland Tharp

mother:
Emily (List) Tharp

spouse:
Esthermae Myers

children:
Carter Allen Tharp

Riley Bland Tharp