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John Mackay Elliott

John Mackay Elliott, American banker. Member School Board, 1884-1885, Water Board, 1901-1907, Los Angeles.

Background

  • Elliott, John Mackay was born on October 6, 1844 in Pendleton, South Carolina, United States. Son of Doctor Ralph Emms and Margaret Couper (Mackay) Elliott.

  • Education

    • Student Georgia Military Institute, Marietta, 1861-1862. Private 54th Georgia Regiment, C.S.A., 1863-1865.

    Career

    • Began as receiving teller, Central Rail Road Bank, Savannah, Georgia, 1866. Removed to California, 1870. Cashier Los Angeles Company Bank, 1874-1880.

      Assistant cashier, First National Bank of Las Angeles (now Los Angeles-First National Trust & Savings Bank), 1881-1884, cashier, 1884-1892, president 1892-1917, now Chairman of the Board. President Los Angeles Cemetery Association.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member School Board, 1884-1885, Water Board, 1901-1907, Los Angeles.

    Connections

    • Married Alice Ingram Peel, December 31, 1873 (died 1902). Children: Mistress.
    • father: Doctor Ralph Emms Elliott
    • mother: Margaret Couper (Mackay) Elliott
    • spouse: Alice Ingram Peel
    • child: Mrs Elliott
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    Died 1929
    (aged 84)
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