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retail and wholesale drug company executive

Charles Minor Meriwether, American retail and wholesale drug company executive.


Meriwether, Charles Minor was born on February 15, 1911 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Son of Charles Minor and Leslie Allen (Stevens) Meriwether.


Student, University Tennessee, 1932. Bachelor of Laws, Cumberland University, 1933. Juris Doctor, Sanford University, 1969.


Engaged in insurance law and insurance management, Memphis, 1933-1942;in retail and wholesale drug business, Birmingham, Alabama, 1944-1958;director finance, Alabama, 1958-1961;board directors, Export-Import Bank Washington, 1961-1966;president, Dewberry Drug Company, Inc., Birmingham, 1966-1978.


A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.


Social norms that assume different standards for women than for men in marriage are outdated and should be rejected. Laws in civil society should define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.


Just as a human body contains different limbs and organs that depend on each other, so members of a Christian society should be close and caring enough to feel each other's pain and delight.


President Alabama Educational Authority, 1958-1961, Alabama Highway Authority, 1958-1961. Chairman investment committee Teacher Retirement Fund and Employees Retirement Fund, Alabama, 1958-1961. Board directors Jefferson State Junior College Foundation, since 1984.

Advisory board Family Court Jefferson County, since 1983. Board directors Alabama Trust Fund, since 1985. Director Alabama Adjustment Board, 1958-1961.

Chairman directors Alabama chapter National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1958-1959. Served with United States Merchant Marine, 1942-1943. Member Phi Gamma Delta.

Clubs: National Press (Washington). Downtown (Birmingham), Summit Club (Birmingham), National Democratic (Washington). Lodges: Odd Fellows.


Married Beverly Alston, June 7, 1939. Children– Leslie Ann (Mistress A.M. Shuler Junior), Beverly (Mistress Frank Lockridge, Junior) (deceased), Charles Minor.

Charles Minor Meriwether

Leslie Allen (Stevens) Meriwether

Beverly Alston

Leslie Ann Meriwether (Mistress A.M. Shuler Junior)

Beverly (Mistress Frank Lockridge Meriwether

Junior) (deceased) Meriwether

Charles Minor Meriwether