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office products distributor , business owner

Herbert Caldwell Harper, office products distributor, business owner.

Background

Harper, Herbert Caldwell was born on December 10, 1912 in Royston, Georgia, United States. Son of John Frank and Annie (Barnes) Harper.

Education

Graduated from the high school, Anderson, South Carolina., 1930.

Career

Assistant manager, Harper Brothers, Inc., Greenville, South Carolina., 1930-1935;manager, Harper Brothers, Inc., Greenville, South Carolina., 1935-1940;executive vice president, Harper Brothers, Inc., Greenville, South Carolina., 1940-1950;president, Harper Brothers, Inc., Greenville, South Carolina., 1950-1980;Chairman of the Board, Harper Brothers, Inc., Greenville, South Carolina., 1980-1988;chairman emeritus, 1988-1994;president, Chairman of the Board, Latone, Inc., Greenville, 1978-1989.

Membership

Vice chairman The Greenville County Foundation, 1968. Chairman, 1970; trustee Presbyterian College, Clinton, South Carolina, advisory board Furman University, Greenville. Trustee Greenville County Library Foundation, 1965, vice chairman, 1966-1967, chairman, 1967-1968.

Member National Office Products Association (board directors since 1961, president 1961-1962, chairman 1962-1963), Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce (vice president 1956). Clubs: Buttonhold Club (president 1957), American Business (president 1947-1948) (Greenville). Lodges: Rotary (local president 1966-1967).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, hunting.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Legare Stone, August 4, 1934. 1 child, Antony Caldwell.

father:
John Frank Harper

mother:
Annie (Barnes) Harper

spouse:
Elizabeth Legare Stone

child:
Antony Caldwell Harper