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John Sprunt Hill

banker , lawyer.

John Sprunt Hill, American banker, lawyer. member American Committee to Study Cooperative Banking and Markets in Foreign Countries, 1913. Life fellow American Institute Genealogy; member American, Virginia, North Carolina (life), Maryland. history societies, S.A.R., Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa.; Mason, Odd.

Background

Hill, John Sprunt was born on March 17, 1869 in Faison, North Carolina, United States. Son of William E. and Frances Diana (Faison) Hill.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy North Carolina, 1889, student Law School, 1891-1892, Doctor of Laws, 1933. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1894.

Career

President Durham Loan & Trust Company, 1904-1932, Home Savings Bank since 1921. Also engaged in farming. Trustee U. North Carolina since 1904 (chairman building committee 1922-1931), Watts Hospital since 1921.

State senator North Carolina, 3 terms 1933-1939. Delaware to International Forestry Convention, Paris, France, 1912. Member American Committee to Study Cooperative Banking and Markets in Foreign Countries, 1913.

Life fellow American Institute Genealogy. Member American, Virginia, North Carolina (life), Maryland. history societies, S.A.R., Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa.

Works

  • Author: Five Per Cent Money for Farmers, 1914. Also several booklets and bulls, on fawn credits, forestry and highways in North Carolina.

Membership

Member American Committee to Study Cooperative Banking and Markets in Foreign Countries, 1913. Life fellow American Institute Genealogy. Member American, Virginia, North Carolina (life), Maryland. history societies, S.A.R., Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa.

Mason, Odd; Clubs: Hope Valley, Hillandale Country.

Connections

Married Annie Louise Watts, November 29, 1899. Children: George Watts, Laura Valinda, Francis Faison.

father:
William E. Hill

mother:
Frances Diana (Faison) Hill

spouse:
Annie Louise Watts

children:
George Watts Hill

Laura Valinda Hill

Francis Faison Hill