Charles C. Wynne, manager and partner of the Chattanooga Storage & Forwarding Company, was born in Gadsden, Ala., January 19, 1861, son of William B. and Mary A. (Cowden) Wynne, natives respectively of South Carolina and Georgia. Our subject removed to Atlanta, Ga., in 1870, where he was reared and educated. He learned the machinist's trade, at which he worked for some time, but afterward engaged in the directory business in the Southern States. He came to Chattanooga February 1, 1886, and engaged in his present business, being the cotton buyer and handler of the firm. December 10, 1882, he was united in marriage to Miss Julia E. Janes, a native of Greene County, Ga., and one son, Leroy F., was the result of this union. Mr. Wynne is a Democrat and a member of the Baptist Church. The Chattanooga Storage & Forwarding Company is individually composed of S. A. Cunningham and C. C. Wynne, who are lessees of M. H. Clift's warehouse, No. 1321 Market Street. This building is 75x160 feet, with a gallery running entirely around it. The firm is engaged in a general storage and brokerage business, and sells fertilizers.
"History of East Tennessee" 1887