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Alton Parker Barr

Alton Parker Barr, American banker. Member Committee of 100 for Greater Development Birmingham. Trustee Howard College, Birmingham Baptist Hospital; Member American Institute Banking (president Birmingham chapter 1938; member executive council 1946-1949, vice president 1950, president 1951), Alabama Association Credit Executives, Pi Kappa Alpha.

Background

  • Barr, Alton Parker was born on October 28, 1903 in Tyus, Georgia, United States. Son of George Alfred and Cora Emma (Millican) Barr.

  • Education

    • Student Howard College, 1926-1928.

    Career

    • Clerk, First National Bank, Birmingham, Alabama, 1928-1940. Manager loan application section Birmingham Loan Agency, R.F.C., 1940-1943. Became vice-president, director Security Commercial Bank, Birmingham, now president.

    Membership

    Member Committee of 100 for Greater Development Birmingham. Trustee Howard College, Birmingham Baptist Hospital. Member American Institute Banking (president Birmingham chapter 1938.

    Member executive council 1946-1949, vice president 1950, president 1951), Alabama Association Credit Executives, Pi Kappa Alpha. Clubs: Downtown, Rotary.

    Connections

    • Married Mildred Inez Abercrombie, September 5, 1928. Children: James Richard, Robert Edward, Mildred Anne, Jane Ellen.
    • father: George Alfred Barr
    • mother: Cora Emma (Millican) Barr
    • spouse: Mildred Inez Abercrombie
    • children: James Richard Barr
    • Robert Edward Barr
    • Mildred Anne Barr
    • Jane Ellen Barr
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    Born October 28, 1903
    Died September 6, 1960
    (aged 56)
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