The Builder

Arthur “Sam” Satterwhite

The Meredith House was built by Arthur “Sam” Hudson Satterwhite. According to audio with the architect, Sam Satterwhite was selected based on his bid. The plans were drawn up with specifications and put out to bid. According to the architect, Satterwhite put in the low bid and was selected. The architect noted that Satterwhite was known to him as having worked with Charlie Black of Tuxedo Park Development. Satterwhite had built houses within the Tuxedo Park Development.

Arthur Hudson Satterwhite was born March 13, 1881 in Rough Edge, Troup County, Georgia to Stephan Henry and Mary Ann (nee Zachary) Satterwhite. He was possibly the youngest of nine children born to his parents. According to his Selective Service Registration completed on September 7, 1918, Satterwhite lived at 735 2nd Avenue, Columbus, Georgia and working as a carpenter.

According to the 1920 Census, Satterwhite was living in the 2nd Ward of Atlanta. According to the 1930 Census, he is living in Center Hill, Georgia working as the Superintendent of a road construction company.

Sam Satterwhite passed away on June 23, 1951 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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