North Carolina Newspapers

Spray, N. C. Monday, December 7, 1953
Number 10
itcomb Made Fieldcrest President
M. C. Mumford Wh
Field’s; Directors
Snow As Chairman
W. Whitcomb was elected
^'Hs ® director of Fieldcrest
^iteoL a meeting of the board of
here Friday, December 4. He
Poj. new duties immediately
Milton C. Mumford who re-
return to his position as vice
3nd an executive officer of
1 Field & Company in Chicago,
^^^^'^onib’s headquarters will
v*'si(ie Spray but he will spend a
*ori, /®ble amount of time
amount of time in New
ii„-’ seping in close touch with our
^6si(jg ^®®*iization. He will continue to
^ fort^ home in Leaksville-Spray.
‘divisional vice president of
^ Field & Company, he was as-
Nej. p®®neral manager of the mills
'icg ^ leld’s ownership and became
^r®®ident in charge of operations
^ills corporation, Fieldcrest
,, •> purchased the mills from
0^ Field & Company effective
Vii, °ber 1.
Snow, -Boston banker, was
chairman of the board of direc-
their first official visit
W(. p . Fieldcrest board of directors
jiin and Saturday in seeing
'“fpoj, textile mills operated by the
ir> in Leaksville, Spray, Draper
J’ieldale, Va.
to Mr. Whitcomb and Mr.
to board is composed of F. C.
Y®’ Boston, president of the
New Haven and Hartford
^^Urp .’ ■Libert B. Hunt, Boston manu-
J, b E. s. Klein, Sr., vice president
I“. Maguire & Company, New York;
Co^,®®'^ire, president of J. P. Maguire
S ®nd Robert G. Stone, Bos-
3^ ®*^cier. Messrs. Dumaine, Hunt,
Am Stone are officers and trustees
°®*^eag Company, the principal
°‘der of Fieldcrest Mills, Inc.
Titles Transferred
developments in the sale
bv Mills were disclosed Thurs-
^®'^®hall Field & Company
Ntip Hughston M. McBain who an-
'Caj the transfer of title of the phy-
^operties of Fieldcrest to the new
(Continued on Page 5)
New President Issues
Statement To Employees
Harold W. Whitcomb, upon his elec
tion as president of Fieldcrest Mills,
Inc., addressed the following message to
employees of the Company:
“I am pleased and honored by the
action taken by the directors of Field
crest Mills, Inc., in electing me President
of our Company. For many years
Fieldcrest Mills and its people have been
the dominant interest in my life next
to my family and friends, and I look
forward to many more challenging and
interesting years in the service of this
great Company.
“I approach the responsibilities ahead
with some humility but with great con
fidence because I know so well the
loyalty, skill and ability of the great
body of Fieldcrest employees both at
the niiiis c»iiu in our aaies departments.
“I am sure I will have the support and
backing of every man and woman on
the Fieldcrest team and with such help
we are bound to succeed.”
Directors Hold Meeting Here
FIELDCREST DIRECTORS—Members of the board of directors of Fieldcrest Mills,
Inc., who held their December meeting in the Company’s headquarters at Spray
Friday are shown following a luncheon at Meadow Greens Country club. Left to
right: Harold W. Whitcomb, Robert G. Stone, E. S. Klein, Sr., F. C. Dumaine, Jr.,
Albert B. Hunt, William B. Snow, chairman; and J. P. Maguire.

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