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Thomas Irwin Storrs Edit Profile

Banker

Thomas Irwin Storrs, American former banker. President Federal Advisory Council, 1974—1975; Member of North Carolina Citizens Association (president 1971-1972), Association Reserve City Bankers (honorary; 1980-1981), Charlotte City Club, Charlotte Country Club, Quail Hollow Country Club.

Background

Storrs, Thomas Irwin was born on August 25, 1918 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Robert Williamson and Addie Sue (Payne) Storrs.

Education

Bachelor, University Virginia, 1940. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1955.

Career

With Federal Reserve Bank, Richmond, Virginia, 1934—1960, vice president charge research, 1957—1959, vice president charge Charlotte branch North Carolina, 1959—1960. Executive vice president North Carolina National Bank National Bank, Charlotte, 1960—1967, vice chairman board directors, 1967—1969, chairman board, 1977—1983, president, 1969—1973, North Carolina National Bank Corporation, 1968—1973, chairman board, 1974—1983, board directors, Royal Insurance Group, Charlotte, Vanguard Cellular Systems Inc., Greensboro, North Carolina. Lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1945, 1951-1952, Commander Reserve, retired.

Membership

President Federal Advisory Council, 1974—1975. Member of North Carolina Citizens Association (president 1971-1972), Association Reserve City Bankers (honorary. 1980-1981), Charlotte City Club, Charlotte Country Club, Quail Hollow Country Club.

Connections

Married Kitty Stewart Bird, July 19, 1948. Children: Thomas, Margaret.

father:
Robert Williamson Storrs

mother:
Addie Sue (Payne) Storrs

spouse:
Kitty Stewart Bird

children:
Thomas Storrs

Margaret Storrs