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Carson Bain

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Caucasian

Biographical/Historical note:

Carson Bain was born in Lexington, North Carolina, in 1917. In 1932 his family moved from High Point to Greensboro, where Bain attended Greensboro Senior High School (now Grimsley High School) and graduated in 1934. While working at the A&P grocery store, Bain started a cooking oil business, Home Kero Service. This one-man oil enterprise became Bain Heating and Oil Company in 1946. Bain served as the company’s president until his retirement. Throughout that time he was also involved in several Greensboro civic organizations, most notably the Greensboro Junior Chamber of Commerce (the Jaycees), of which he is a life member.

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Item thumbnail image Oral history interview with Carson Bain by Eugene Pfaff
Date: June 30, 1977
By: Carson Bain
From: GreensboroVOICES Collection

In this transcript of a June 30, 1977, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Carson Bain, Bain primarily discusses political and social issues in Greensboro, including bond issues,...