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Robert Isbell, American writer. Recipient Silver medal American Advertising Federation, 1966, Thomas Wolfe Literature award, 1996, Willie Parker Peace History Book award, 1997; inducted into Lambda Chi Alpha Hall of Fame, 1997. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946, PTO.

Background

Isbell, Robert was born on November 26, 1923 in Anderson, South Carolina, United States. Son of Henry Pope and Aileen Annette (Dixon) Isbell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, University of Southern California, 1948.

Career

Managing editor, Florence (South Carolina.) Morning News, 1950-1953;vice president, Bankers Trust of South Carolina., Columbia, 1963-1968;senior vice president, Bankers Trust of South Carolina., Columbia, 1972-1976;executive vice president, Bankers Trust of South Carolina., Columbia, 1976-1986;president, Robert Isbell & Company Inc., Banner Elk, North Carolina, 1986-1993. Senior vice president South Carolina. National bank, Columbia, 1969-1971.

Member of faculty School Bankingof South, Louisiana State University, summers, 1971-1972.

Works

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946, PTO.

Connections

Married Frances Griffin, April 19, 1953. Children: Lyn, Andrea, Eden.

father:
Henry Pope Isbell

mother:
Aileen Annette (Dixon) Isbell

spouse:
Frances Griffin

children:
Lyn Isbell

Andrea Isbell

Eden Isbell