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Charles T. Beaird

publishing executive

Charles T. Beaird, American Publishing executive. Member Caddo Parish Police Jury, 1956-1960; board directors Woodrow Wilson National.Fellowship Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey, 1975-1978 board directors Community Foundation of Shreveport-Bossier, 1975-1985, chairman, 1979-1980 Served to captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Shreveport Club, Shreveport Country, Demoiselle Club, Cambridge Club, Southern Trace Country.

Background

Beaird, Charles T. was born on July 17, 1922 in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States. Son of James Benjamin and Mattie Connell (Fort) Beaird.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Centenary College, 1966;Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy, Columbia University, 1972.

Career

Vice president, assistant general manager, J.B. Beaird Corporation, Shreveport, 1946-1957;consultant in oil and investments, Shreveport, 1957-1959;president, Beaird-Poulan Inc., Shreveport, 1959-1973;Chairman of the Board, Beaird-Poulan division Emerson Electric Company, 1973-1976;president, public, Shreveport Journal, since 1976. Director Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, 1972-1978, deputy chairman, 1973-1978. Director Winrock Enterprises, Inc., Little Rock.

Adjunct Professor Centenary College, Shreveport, 1969-1995, professor emeritus, board directors.

Membership

Member Caddo Parish Police Jury, 1956-1960. Board directors Woodrow Wilson National.Fellowship Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey, 1975-1978 board directors Community Foundation of Shreveport-Bossier, 1975-1985, chairman, 1979-1980 Served to captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Shreveport Club, Shreveport Country, Demoiselle Club, Cambridge Club, Southern Trace Country.

Connections

Married Carolyn Williams, February 6, 1943. Children: Susan, Marjorie, John.

father:
James Benjamin Beaird

mother:
Mattie Connell (Fort) Beaird

spouse:
Carolyn Williams

children:
Susan Beaird

Marjorie Beaird

John Beaird