VAIL, Nathan Russell II “N. R.”
VAIL, Nathan Russell II “N. R.” (1883-1943), oldest of seven children born to Walter and Margaret Vail. He married Nita Mills (1883-1951) and they had three children:
- Margaret Louise Vail (1920-2010)
- and twin boys
- Nathan Russell “Russ” Vail (1921-2005)
- Alexander Lennox Vail (1921-2000)
N.R. Vail took over management of Vail & Vickers in 1906 when his father, Walter, died. He managed affairs for Santa Rosa Island until his early death of a heart attack at age 59 on May 24, 1943. At that time, his youngest brother, Ed, took over island affairs.