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MAY-JUNE, 1964
Board Approves Promotions
Two New Titles, Four New Officers
Additions were made to the
ranks of Piedmont Aviation, Inc.,
top management recently when
at its April meeting the com
pany’s Board of Directors ap
proved the promotion of two of
Piedmont’s officers, and elected
four additional officers.
Officers promoted were M. F.
Fare, from Secretary and Assis
tant Treasurer to Vice Presi
dent—Finance and Secretary;
and T. W. Morton, from Assis
tant Controller to Controller.
Those promoted and elected
company officers include R. E.
Turbiville, from General Traffic
Manager to Assistant Vice Presi
dent—Traffic; W. G. McGee, from
General Sales Manager to Assis
tant Vice President—Sales; W.
W. Barber, from Purchasing
Agent to Assistant Vice Presi
dent—Purchasing; and H. M.
Cartwright, from Director of
Maintenance and Engineering to
Assistant Vice President—Engi
M. F. Pare
Bradley Appointed To New Post;
Doyle Takes Over ILM Duties
The promotions of James E.
Bradley from Employment Su
pervisor to Director—Personnel,
and Jack C. Doyle from Flight
Attendant to Division Chief
Flight Attendant, were an
nounced by Piedmont recently.
Bradley has been
with Piedmont since
May, 1953, when he
joined the company as
a Station Agent in Lex
ington, Ky. He served
there until February,
1956, when he trans
ferred to the airline’s Bradley
home office in Winston-Salem
as Traffic Clerk. In early 1957
he was promoted to Employment
Supervisor, the position he held
prior to his present promotion.
Bradley was born and reared
in Little Rock, Ark. When he
was 15 he moved with his family
to Lexington where he grad
uated from Henry Clay High
School. In 1951 he received a
B.S. degree in Business Admin
istration from the University of
Kentucky, and following military
service, an M.A. degree from
the same university in 1956.
From 1951 through early 1953
Bradley was with the U. S. Arniy
Counter-Intelligence Corps in
He is married to the former
and they have one son, Jimmy,
aged six. They reside at Win
In announcing Bradley’s pro
motion, President T. H. Davis
said, “Mr. Bradley has served
the company in an, outstanding
manner in station operations
and as Employment Supervisor,
and his experience and capabil
ity will be most helpful in this
new capacity.”
Doyle will be based
in Wilmington, N. C.,
and will supervise
Piedmont Flight At
tendants in that city
and in Atlanta, Ga. He
replaces A. L. Huddle
ston who was promot
ed to Assistant to Di- Doyle
rector-Flight Services and trans
ferred to Winston-Salem.
Doyle was born in Bluefield,
W. Va., but was reared in Roan
oke, Va., where he attended pub
lic schools, and graduated from
Jefferson High School in 1951.
In 1952 he enlisted in the U. S.
Navy where he served aboard
the U.S.S. Jenkins DDE 447, a
Destroyer Escort, as a Commis-
saryman 2nd class.
F o 11 o w i n g his discharge in
1956, Doyle joined Piedmont Air
lines as a Flight Attendant bas
ed in Washington, D.C. In April,
Deepest sympathy is ex
tended the families and
friends of two Piedmont em
ployees who died recently.
Mrs. Delores Pugh Duff
died April 19 in Lynchburg
after a ten-month illness. She
had been with Piedmont
three years and before her
death was an Agent at the
Lynchburg station. She is sur
vived by her husband, two
sons, and a daughter.
Edward Jewell Wilson was
killed April 24 in an automo
bile accident near Canton,
N. C. A First Officer based
in Atlanta, he had been with
the company 11 years at the
time of his death. He is sur
vived by his wife and two
Joyce Stephens of Hitchins, Ky., 1958, he was transferred to
Knoxville where he has been
based until the present.
He is married to the former
Nannie Simmons of Roanoke.
They have two children — Deb
orah Ann, age 5, and Matthew,
age 2.
M. F. Fare, the new Vice Pres
ident—Finance and Secretary, is
a native of Walkertown, N. C.,
and a graduate of Draughon
Business College.
Before joining Piedmont
1940 as Assistant Secretary for
the company, he studied account
ing with the International Ac
countants Society, Inc., and was
associated with the Greyhound
Corporation and with Ernst &
Ernst, Certified Public Account
Mr. Fare was elected Secretary
of Piedmont Aviation, Inc., in
1945; a Director in 1947; and Sec
retary and Assistant Treasurer
in 1958. As chief financial officer
for Piedmont, he is responsible
for treasury and accounting func
tions and for the corporate rec
Active in airline industry or
ganizations, Mr. Fare' is a mem
ber and a past president of the
Airline Finance and Accounting
Conference of the Air Transport
Association (ATA) of America.
At Winston-Salem, where he
resides with his wife, the form
er Virginia Miller, and two chil
dren — James and Kay — he is
a member of the National Asso
ciation of Accountants, Piedmont
Chapter; the Twin City Kiwanis
Club; Benevolent and Protective
Order of Elks; and a charter
member of the National Office
Management Association, Win
ston-Salem Chapter. Mr. Fare is
also a member of the American
Management Association.
worked at Winston-Salem for a
public accounting firm and in
1948 joined Piedmont as a Senior
Accountant. In 1950 he was
named Chief Accountant with
supervision of general account
ing activities. He was elected As
sistant Controller in April, 1958,
and Controller in April, 1964, and
is in charge of all accounting ac
Mr. Morton is a member of the
Administrative Management So
ciety and the Accounts and Rec
ords Committee of the Air Trans
port Association’s Financial Con
ference. He lives with his wife,
the former Betty Kirby, and
their three sons, in Winston-Sa
R. E. Turbiville
R. E. Turbiville, Piedmont’s
new Assistant Vice President—
Traffic, has had a long and va
ried career in aviation.
A native of Iredell County,
N. C., he graduated from Bairds
Preparatory School in Charlotte,
N. C., and later attended Wake
Forest College. He then studied
at the Davey Institute of Tree
Surgery, Kent, Ohio, and during
1926 and 1927 worked as a tree
surgeon through the Mid-West-
Mr. Turbiville was introduced
to aviation when he enrolled at
the Parks Air College in East
St. Louis, 111., and won his pilot’s
license. Through 1928 and 1929
he toured the Carolinas selling
airplanes, and on the side, giv
ing flight instructions, airplane
rides, and barnstorming acts.
In 1930 he joined Eastern Air
lines as an Agent at Eastern’s
Charlotte station. After working
there for several years he trans
ferred to Raleigh, N. C., and in
1937 was promoted to Station
Manager in charge of the East
ern station at Greensboro, N. C.,
and later served as Manager of
the Winston-Salem station as
well. When World War II began
he requested assignment to Win-
ston-Salem only, and remained
there until 1945 when he was
transferred to New Orleans as
Piedmont Airlines received its
operating certificate in 1948, and
Mr. Turbiville joined Piedmont
then as Superintendent of Sta
tions. In 1957 he was promoted
to General Traffic Manager, the
post he held prior to his election
as an officer.
He is married to the former
Helen Auld of Baltimore, Md.
They have a son, Robert, and
two grandchildren.
Cabins Ordered Locked
The door separating the pas
senger cabin from the crew com
partment on all scheduled air
carrier and commercial aircraft
must be kept locked during flight
under new regulations effective
(Continued on Page Two)
T. W. Morton
T. W. Morton, Controller, was
born in Scranton, Texas. He at
tended Weatherford College,
Weatherford, Texas, and was
graduated from Emory and
Henry College, Emory, Va.
After graduation he entered
the U. S. Navy and was assigned
to a special midshipman’s school
at Harvard University, where he
completed a course that included
graduate school work at the Har
vard Graduate BuSness School.
He held the rank of lieutenant
at the time of his discharge
from military service.
From 1946 to 1948 Mr. Morton
W. G. McGee
Piedmont’s new Assistant Vice
President with responsibility for
sales is W. G. McGee, a native of
Winston-Salem, N. C.
He has been with Piedmont
since July, 1947. When the com
pany’s airline division started,
he was named Chief Purser in
charge of the passenger service
department. After working in
that position for some 18 months,
he was promoted to Superinten
dent of Passenger Service. He
was subsequently promoted to
Passenger Sales Manager in 1950,
and in 1956 to General Sales
(Continued on Page Six)

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