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Carr family

 Family

H. Phil Carr was born in Johnson City, Tennessee in 1915, son of Samuel H. and Frances Carr. H. Phil Carr was raised in East Tennessee and eventually served as safety inspector for Holston Ordinance in c. 1947 before becoming vice-president and treasurer for Carr Brothers, Inc., a building and supply outlet, in 1950. His father served as vice-president and secretary for the building supply company, and Paul Carr, Samuel Carr's brother, functioned as the company's president. Carr Brothers, Inc. remained in operation until 1964.

In c. 1966 H. Phil Carr became the secretary and treasurer for Johnson City's Seven-Up Bottling Company. Two years later he accepted a position as a building contractor and supervisor for Bilt-Well Homes. Carr began operating Art Framers, a frame and mat shop located on Johnson City's North Roan Street, in c. 1985. He continued operating his business until his death on June 29, 1991 following a lengthy illness

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Bowman Family Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-23
Arrangement The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject or document type.

H. Phil Carr Family Papers

 Collection — other: Folders 1-3 in Box F
Identifier: 500-AppMs 341
Scope and Contents The H. Phil Carr Family Papers consist of a rental agreement, deed abstract, and an indenture documenting the sale and purchase of Washington County property by the Carr family between 1792 and 1949. The rental agreement, dating April 15, 1900, documents the use of land on Cherokee Creek by J. S. Love and G. W. Greene.