Patrick Henry McWhorter 1850-1919
Shown here holding his grandson, Patrick (Pat) McWhorter Dyar.
Patrick was born the seventh child of William Harrison McWhorter and Adaline Edmondson. In 1878 he moved from Greene County to Buckhead in Morgan County, Georgia.
Patrick was appointed postmaster in 1880 and served as a Trustee for the Buckhead District of the Morgan County Board of Education 1883-1887. He was named first president of the bank, organized in 1906, and housed in a new building next to McWhorter's Store.
He was married in 1883 to Mattie Cunningham. To them were born five children: Gussie, Pattie Henrietta, Harrison Monroe, George Cunningham, and William Hamilton McWhorter.