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Josiah Lawson Hutton

Josiah Lawson Hutton, American banker.


  • Hutton, Josiah Lawson was born on March 11, 1860 in Bedford County, Tennessee, United States. Son of John P. and Frances M. (Clark) Hutton.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools, Shelbyville, Tennessee. Studied law, Cumberland U. Law School, Lebanon, Tennessee.


    • Organizer Bank of Bell Buckle, Tennessee, 1887, and cashier until 1894. Organizer Phoenix Bank, Columbia, Tennessee, 1894, and cashier until 1905, when the bank was converted into the Phoenix National Bank, of which was president. 1st superintendent of banks of Tennessee, by appointment of governor of Tennessee, January 1-May 10, 1914.

      Organizer, May 1914, and since president The Mercantile National Bank, Memphis, Tennessee. Organizer, 1930, since president Middle Tennessee Bank. Director City National Bank (Decatur, Alabama), Jefferson County Bank (Birmingham, Alabama).


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Clubs: Memphis Country, Chickasaw, Tennessee.


    • Married Pierre Coleman, May 15, 1900. Children: Josephine (Mistress.
    • father: John P. Hutton
    • mother: Frances M. (Clark) Hutton
    • spouse: Pierre Coleman
    • child: Josephine (Mrs Hutton
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    Born March 11, 1860