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Hammond Burke Nicholson

business executive.

Hammond Burke Nicholson, business executive. Member Kappa Alpha. Baptist; Club: Athletic.

Background

Nicholson, Hammond Burke was born on October 4, 1895 in Richland, Georgia, United States. Son of Daniel Webster and Nancy Caroline (Brown) Nicholson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Mercer U., 1914. Student of University of Georgia, 1914, University of Tennessee, 1915.

Career

Principal high school and superintendent of schools, Richland, Georgia, Cordele, Georgia, 1915-1921. Teacher Technology High School, Atlanta, Georgia., 1922-1923. Admitted to Georgia bar, 1922, and practiced in Atlanta, 1922-1925.

Successively secretary, vice-president and president NuGrape Company of America, Atlanta, 1925-1932. Joined Coca-Cola Company, 1933, and served in various capacities in the United States, Canada, and Europe. Vice-president and later president Coca-Cola Export Corporation, 1939-1944.

Chairman, Board Of Directors Coca-Cola, Ltd. (Canadian Company), 1941-1952. Vice president The Coca-Cola Company, 1942-1952, treasurer, 1950-1952, president, director, 1952-1955, Chairman of the Board, 1955-1958 now chairman of the executive committee.

Membership

Member Kappa Alpha. Baptist. Club: Athletic.

Connections

Married Lucia Meetze Harman, June 7, 1916. Children: H. Burke, Martha Carolyn (Mistress.

father:
Daniel Webster Nicholson

mother:
Nancy Caroline (Brown) Nicholson

spouse:
Lucia Meetze Harman

children:
H. Burke Nicholson

Martha Carolyn (Mrs Nicholson