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More Than a Banker: “Looking Back”

Reprinted here by special permission of the author, Cindy Beckman, a retired Conway High School history teacher who writes local history.

If you have been to check out the new Lewis Crossing shopping center, you probably traveled down Thomas G. Wilson Drive. This road is part of the Conway Industrial Park that was established on the east side of I-40 in the early 1980s.

Thomas Gates Wilson (1904-1985) was a prominent banker in Conway for over 60 years. He is also remembered for his consuming drive to Continue reading