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department store executive

Irving May, American department store executive. Member National Planning Commission; Served as sergeant United States Army, 1919.; Member National Conference Christians and Jews (co-chairman Richmond), Richmond History Association (advising committee), Virginia Chamber of Commerce; Club: First (past president) (Richmond).

Background

May, Irving was born on October 3, 1891 in Orange, Virginia, United States. Son of David and Bertha (Blum) May.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Richmond College, 1912. Postgraduate University of Virginia, 1913. Doctor of Science, University Richmond, 1955.

Career

Admitted to Virginia bar, 1911. Practice of law, Richmond, 1913-1917, 19-22. With Thalhimer Brothers, Inc., department store, since 1922, president, 1947-1950, chairman of the executive committee, vice Chairman of the Board, since 1950.

Membership

Member National Planning Commission. Served as sergeant United States Army, 1919. Member National Conference Christians and Jews (co-chairman Richmond), Richmond History Association (advising committee), Virginia Chamber of Commerce.

Club: First (past president) (Richmond).

Connections

Married Edith Hood, 1931. Children: Ralph A., Edith (Mistress Bernard H. Herbst).

father:
David May

mother:
Bertha (Blum) May

spouse:
Edith Hood

child:
Edith May (Mistress Bernard H. Herbst)

child:
Ralph A. May