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Ernest Henry Pringle

investment banker

Ernest Henry Pringle, American investment banker. Member Pringle Brothers, wholesale dry goods, Charleston, 1901-1906, general accountant, 1906-1907.

Background

Pringle, Ernest Henry was born on July 16, 1881 in in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of Ernest Henry and Mary (Ford) Pringle.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, College of Charleston, 1900.

Career

Member Pringle Brothers, wholesale dry goods, Charleston, 1901-1906, general accountant, 1906-1907. Assistant cashier Bank of Charleston, 1907-1911, vice president, 1911-1922, president, 1922-1923, Chairman of the Board, 1923-1925, was also Chairman of the Board Charleston Security Company, Charleston Trust Company, resigned from banking, 1925. With Merchants Fertilizer & Phosphate Company, 1925-1930.

Formed E. H. Pringle & Company, investment bankers, 1930, which he headed until 1955. Vice president Charleston Import and Forwarding Company. Treasurer Midland Timber Company Chairman Liberty and Victory loans Charleston County, 1917-1919.

Trusete College of Charleston.

Membership

Member Pringle Brothers, wholesale dry goods, Charleston, 1901-1906, general accountant, 1906-1907.

Connections

Married Nell McColl, March 20, 1906. Children: Mary Ford (Mistress.

father:
Ernest Henry Pringle

mother:
Mary (Ford) Pringle

spouse:
Nell McColl

child:
Mary Ford (Mrs Pringle