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Maximilian Bethune Wellborn

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Maximilian Bethune Wellborn, American banker. Member Court of County Commissioners of Calhoun Company, Alabama, 1905-1912.

Background

Wellborn, Maximilian Bethune was born on January 22, 1862 in Eufaula, Alabama, United States. Son of Maximilian Bethune and Emma Julia (Dent) Wellborn.

Education

Educated Patterson and Craven’s Academy, Eufaula.

Career

Began as bookkeeper, wholesale grocery store. Later bookkeeper 1st National Bank, Vicksburg, Mississippi. Moved to Anniston, Alabama, 1887, and engaged in real estate and insurance business.

Organizer, and president City National Bank, 3 years. President First National Bank, 1905-1914. President First National Bank (Jacksonville), First National Bank (Piedmont), Alabama.

Appointed Chairman of the Board Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, 1914, governor, 1919-1928 (retired). Appointed advisor to board of R.F.C., at Atlanta, February 1932. Delegate Convention to Repeal 18th Amendment, Montgomery, Alabama, 1933.

Membership

Member Court of County Commissioners of Calhoun Company, Alabama, 1905-1912. Clubs: Capital City, Driving.

Connections

Married Mary Graves, of Rome, Georgia, October 17, 1889. Children: Mistress.

father:
Maximilian Bethune Wellborn

mother:
Emma Julia (Dent) Wellborn

spouse:
Mary Graves

child:
Mrs Wellborn