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Robert Benjamin Lampton

Robert Benjamin Lampton, American banker.


  • Lampton, Robert Benjamin was born on October 26, 1920 in Magnolia, Mississippi, United States. Son of Robert Benjamin and Gertrude (Thompson) Lampton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Princeton, 1942.


    • Instructor mathematics McCallie School, Chattanooga, 1946-1949. With First National Bank Jackson (Mississippi), 1949-1980, executive vice president, 1967-1969, president, 1969-1976, vice Chairman of the Board, 1976-1980, also director. Vice Chairman of the Board, director 1st Capital Corporation, 1976-1980.

      Director Entex, Inc. Lecturer School Banking, Louisiana State University, 1966-1980. Campaign chairman United Givers Fund Jackson, 1962, vice president, 1963, president, 1964.

      Mississippi chairman Radio Free Europe Fund, 1970. Chairman Mississippi Arts Commission, 1967-1970, Jackson City Planning Board President, board directors Pearl River Valley Water Supply District Trustee Piney Woods (Mississippi) Country Life School. Member lay advisory board St. Dominics Jackson Memorial Hospital.


    Served to Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Newcomen Society N. American (treasurer Mississippi), American Bankers Association (governing council 1978), Mississippi), American Bankers Association (governing council 1978), Mississippi Bankers Association (president 1974-1975), Jackson Chamber of Commerce (president 1973), Phi Beta Kappa. Kiwanian (president 1962).

    Club: River Hills (president 1967) (Jackson).


    • Married Katherine Anderson Bryan, August 17, 1950. Children: Kathy, Mary, Bob, Bryan, Jim.
    • father: Robert Benjamin Lampton
    • mother: Gertrude (Thompson) Lampton
    • spouse: Katherine Anderson Bryan
    • children: Kathy Lampton
    • Mary Lampton
    • Bob Lampton
    • Bryan Lampton
    • Jim Lampton
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    Born October 26, 1920
    Died 1980
    (aged 59)