Person:Angus Blakey Echols

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Angus Blakey Echols


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 Vice President, DuPont Chemical

Born:Oct. 5, 1889, Huntsville, AL
Died:Feb. 1967, Delaware
Son of:William Holding Echols (b1859) - Also son of Mary Elizabeth Blakey (1858-1894)


Notes:

•  He was born in Huntsville and was listed on the 1900 Federal Census in Huntsville AL at the age of ten, living in his grandfather's home. However his father took a position at University of Virginia in 1891 when Angus would have been much younger. His mother died in 1894 and his father remarried in 1897. - Variety of Sources

•  Professor (Math, Engineering); DuPont (Plant Manager, Treasurer, Vice President) ; General Motors (Director) - Ancestry.com

•  Graduated from University of Virginia in 1911 - Ancestry.com

•  Social Security information places his death in Feb. 1967 and Ancestry.com says 1959 with no citations. - Ancestry.com

•  Married Helen Page (1910 -1965) in Charlottesville, VA - Ancestry.com

•  Angus Blakey Echols was a Financial Vice-President of E.I. DuPont de Nemours Corporation from 1927 until 1954 (through the Depression of the 1930's and World War II).
     He was a director of General Motors Corporation and the Remington Arms Corporation.
     His father was a mathematics professor at University of Virginia and lived on campus, in a building designed by Thomas Jefferson. When he was with his father, he also lived there. - Brattleboro.com


Related Links:
•  Ancestry.com - Genealogical and Biographical Information collected and presented by Angus Simpson (behind Ancestry.com membership fee wall)
•  Brattleboro.com - Article about a book found in his library after his death.
•  Find a Case - State Tax Commissioner v. Wilmington Trust Company, Executor of the Estate of Angus B. Echols, Settlor of Angus B. Echols Trust No. 5157.
•  Fold 3 - WWII draft cards from the Fourth Registration, often called the "Old Man's Draft," because it registered men who were 45 to 64 years old at the time. (Behind a membership fee wall.)
•  Life - Life Magazine, December I, 1952., page 40-1. Article on the DuPont Anti trust suit. Angus Echols was a Vice President at the time. The case has been scrutinized in various places.
•  Record - A Dream Come True Volume Two by James Record, © 1978, p. 669 (Listed as a person of distinction with connections to Madison County, AL)


The Following Pages Link to this Page:
•  William Holding Echols (b1859)



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