In 1958 he started his business career in the Market Research Department of the Reynolds Metals Company. In 1961 he became Assistant Treasurer and in 1965 he became Executive Vice-President of the Reynolds Aluminum Credit Corporation. He married the former Elizabeth (Betsy) Weir Veeneman of Louisville, Kentucky. They had four children: Virginia (Ginny) Weir, J. Sargeant, Jr., Jeanne Elizabeth (Liz) and David Parham Reynolds II (who died less than 2 months after birth). After a divorce, he married Mary Ballou Handy Stettinius from Lynchburg, Virginia. They had one son, Richard Roland Reynolds.
Descendents of Hardin William Reynolds have influenced the economic and cultural growth of the U.S., particularly in the South, through their business successes and philanthropy. Hardin, 3 of his sons, 5 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren are listed in A Classification of American Wealth, History and Genealogy of the Wealthy Families of America (Encyclopedia of American Wealth).
The book, "Sarge Reynolds - In the Time of His Life" by Andy McCutcheon and Michael P. Gleason, published in 1996. Both men worked for and knew Sargeant Reynolds personally.
"Sarge Reynolds, a documentary" paid for by the Richard S. Reynolds Foundation (his grandfather) in cooperation with the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia, 2006.
RICHMOND CITY HEALTH DISTRICT AND J. SARGEANT REYNOLDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE SCHOOL OF NURSING, ALLIED HEALTH ARE PARTNERING TO CONDUCT
Dec 08, 2009; RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 8 -- J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College issued the following news release: The Richmond City Health...