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George Watts Hill Edit Profile

Banker

George Watts Hill, American banker. Bar: North Carolina bar 1924.

Background

Hill, George Watts was born on October 27, 1901 in New York City. Son of John Sprunt and Annie Louise (Watts) Hill.

Education

Bachelor of Science in commerce, University of North Carolina, 1922. Student, University of North Carolina Law School, 1924.

Career

President Central Carolina Bank & Trust Company, 1932-1949, chairman board, from 1949. President Home Security Life Insurance Company, 1934-1939, chairman board directors, 1939-1976.

Achievements

  • Bar: North Carolina bar 1924.

Membership

President Watts Hospital, 1937-1962. Member City Council, Durham, 1928-1936. Member executive committee American Guernsey Cattle Club, 1934-1956.

Trustee and member executive committee University North Carolina, 1956-1972, board governors, 1972-1981. Secretary Research Triangle Foundation North Carolina, 1958-1982. Chairman board governors Research Triangle Institute, from 1959.

Co-founder North Carolina Blue Cross-Blue Shield, 1933, trustee, 1933-1974, Leader organization cooperative marketing and farm organizations Served as major Army of the United States, 1943-1945.

Connections

Married Ann McCulloch, September 30, 1924 (deceased). Children: George Watts, Ann Dudley, John Sprunt. Married Anne Gibson, June 14, 1975.

father:
John Sprunt Hill

mother:
Annie Louise (Watts) Hill

spouses:
Ann McCulloch

Anne Gibson

children:
George Watts Hill

Ann Dudley Hill

John Sprunt Hill