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William Ransdell Chilton

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William Ransdell Chilton, American banker.

Background

Chilton, William Ransdell was born on January 16, 1911 in Ottoman, Virginia, United States. Son of William Collin and Kathrine Elizabeth (Kamps) Chilton.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Virginia Military Institute, 1931.

Career

1 stepson, C. Barham Peirce. Teacher public schools, Lancaster County, Virginia, 1931-1936. Director, assistant manager Kilmarnock Fish Products, Inc.

(Virginia), 1933-1941. President, owner Chilton Fuels, Inc., Kilmarnock, Virginia, 1938-1964. Vice president Peoples Oil Corporation, Inc., Warsaw, Virginia, 1956-1973.

President Bank Lancaster, Kilmarnock, Virginia 1967-1973. Chairman of the Board Sylvia Motor Company, Burgess, Virginia, 1971-1973. Director Tidewater Telephone Сompany, Warsaw, Virginia.

Membership

Member Virginia Highway Commission, 1962-1968. Member Northern Neck Regional Planning and Economics Development Committee, 1960-1970. Board of directors Community Library, Kilmarnock, Foundation Historic Christ Church, Inc., Irvington, Virginia, Mary Ball Memorial Museum and Library, Lancaster, Virginia.

Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Virginia State Chamber of Commerce. (director 1969-1973), Tidewater Automobile Association (director) 1973).

Clubs: Indian Creek Yacht and Country (president 1961-1963) (Kilmarnock).

Connections

Married Catherine R. Barham, January 21, 1947.

father:
William Collin Chilton

mother:
Kathrine Elizabeth (Kamps) Chilton

spouse:
Catherine R. Barham