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Clyde Bernard Austin, American corporation executive. Member Chamber of Commerce (president 1929), Defense Orientation Conference Association.

Background

Austin, Clyde Bernard was born on January 20, 1891 in Greeneville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Clisby and Mattie (Smith) Austin.

Education

Student of University Chattanooga.

Career

President Austin Company, Inc., Greeneville and Knoxville, since 1919, Chairman of the Board, since 1949. President Douglas Tobacco Company, since 1936. Director Tobacco Supply Company, Springfield, Tennessee.

Chairman of the Board Nashville Branch Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, 1937-1946. Vice president Kentucky Tobacco Company, Moss Tobacco Company. Director First National Bank, Greeneville.

Chairman agricultural committee in charge Federal Tobacco Experiment Farm, Greeneville. Chairman finance committee board trustee U. Tennessee President Greene County Foundation, 1946-1947, Tobacco Association United States, 1946-1947.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor tobacco journals.

Membership

Member Chamber of Commerce (president 1929), Defense Orientation Conference Association.

Connections

Married Felice Noell, May 20, 1913. Children: Clyde Bernard, Tom, Bob, Frank.

father:
Clisby Austin

mother:
Mattie (Smith) Austin

spouse:
Felice Noell

children:
Clyde Bernard Austin

Tom Austin

Bob Austin

Frank Austin