Baytown Sun 032371 Spitz new CoC officer

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Baytown Sun 032371 Spitz new CoC officer - 1T2 THEBAYTOWNSUN Tuesday, March 23,1971...
1T2 THEBAYTOWNSUN Tuesday, March 23,1971 Edwards Takes Over As / New Chamber President When Charles Tillery gave up the gavel as president of the Baytown Chamber of Commerce, he handed it over to the capable hands of Paul Edwards. Edwards, senior vice president at Peoples State Bank, has been connected with Baytown progress for over 35 years, and has been a big Baytown booster. Edwards, who served as vice president of the chamber during 1970, took over the presidency at the chamber banquet Monday night at the Ramada Tower. Other new officers are Harry Spitz and Knox Beavers, vice presidents; John C. Echols, secretary, and Fred Bednarski, treasurer. Along with Tillery, the new officers form the executive committee of the Chamber. Edwards, a native of Meridian, Miss., moved to Baytown in 1936. He attended Robert E. Lee High School, Lee College and the University of Texas. He has been active in civic affairs in Baytown for many v years, including Community 'Chest activities. He has also served as chairman of the Chest's Council of Members. "I think the outlook for Baytown is great," Edwards said. "We have been an exception to the economy rule, and have continued to prosper while other parts of the country have felt a recession. "And I see nothing but good for next year," he said. "In fact, the future for the next few years looks real good." "And, of course," he added,' "the Baytown Chamber of Commerce will continue to work for a better Baytown by providing an atmosphere acceptable to industry and retail." Edwards and his wife Tassie have one son, David, a senior at Ross Sterling High School. They live at 5010 Arrowhead. PAUL EDWARDS

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  1. The Baytown Sun,
  2. 23 Mar 1971, Tue,
  3. Page 21

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