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Robert Foster Maddox

Robert Foster Maddox, American banker. Member of committee American Bankers’ Association that presented resolutions concerning monetary system to Congress, 1913; Member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon.; Mason (Shriner), Elk.

Background

  • Maddox, Robert Foster was born on April 4, 1870 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Son of Robert F. and Nannie (Reynolds) Maddox.

  • Education

    • Student of University of Georgia and Harvard.

    Career

    • Vice-president American National Bank, 1900-1916. President Atlanta National Bank, 1916-1924. Chairman of the Board Atlanta & Lowry National Bank, 1924-1929.

      Chairman of the executive committee First National Bank after merger of banks, 1929-1933. Chairman of the Board First National Bank, Atlanta, 1934. Director Georgia Power Company, Southern Bell Telephone Сompany, First National Bank.

      Now retired. Commissioner Roads and Revenue of Fulton County, Georgia, 1906-1907. Mayor of Atlanta, 1909-1910. President Georgia State Board Health.

      President Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, 1904-1905, Atlanta Community Chest. Trustee, treasurer Berry Schools, Rome, Georgia. Chairman of the Board High Museum Art.

    Politics

    When seeking to address certain political issues, the Church must engage with other denominations to understand their views and needs.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. It is not something that people have to do to create a relationship with God. God has already made it possible.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The strong feature of Methodism is the role of local people take for the fabric of church buildings and manses and for the handling of money. They share with ordained ministers the role of setting direction for the churches in a particular area or 'circuit'.

    Membership

    Member of committee American Bankers’ Association that presented resolutions concerning monetary system to Congress, 1913. Member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Mason (Shriner), Elk.

    Clubs: Capital City, Piedmont Atlanta Georgia‡.

    Connections

    • Married Lollie Baxter, June 12, 1895. Children: Robert F., Nathaniel Baxter, Laura.
    • father: Robert F. Maddox
    • mother: Nannie (Reynolds) Maddox
    • spouse: Lollie Baxter
    • children: Robert F. Maddox
    • Nathaniel Baxter Maddox
    • Laura Maddox
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    Born April 4, 1870
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