Philip Coleman Pendleton was born in Valdosta, the son of Alexander Shaw Pendleton and Susan C. Parramore, December 21, 1882. He was married to Sue Corner. His was active with the A.S. Pendleton Company, being elected president of the firm at the death of his father. He also held directorial position with First National Bank, First Federal Savings and Loan Association and Georgia Southern & Florida division of Southern Railway. Pendleton served on the city council, was mayor pro-tem, and served the remainder of the unexpired term as mayor upon the death of John R. Dasher, Sr. He died October 15, 1949.