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George Wythe Macrae

banker.

George Wythe Macrae, American banker.

Background

Macrae, George Wythe was born on May 28, 1838 in Warrenton, Virginia, United States. Son of Bailey Washington and Sarah Jane (Stuart) Macrae.

Education

Educated Montgomery Masonic College (now Southwestern Presbyterian U.) Clarksville, Tennessee, 1855.

Career

Entered grocery business at Memphis, Tennessee, 1859. Served in C.S.A. as private and clerk in subsistence department. Partner Porter & Macrae, wholesale grocers and cotton factors, 1859-1896.

President Chickasaw Cooperage Company For many years prominently indentified with educational and charitable enterprises. Home: 628 Adams Avenue Office: Tennessee Trust Building, Memphis, Tennessee.

Connections

Married Blanche L. Avent, of Memphis, March 2, 1881.

father:
Bailey Washington Macrae

mother:
Sarah Jane (Stuart) Macrae

spouse:
Blanche L. Avent