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J. Bowman Stirling

J. Bowman Stirling, American lawyer, banker. Member and secretary Democratic State Executive Committee, Mississippi, 1907-1911. Press. Mississippi Bankers Association, 1925-1926. Commissioned captain of Cadets, University of Missouri, by Governor David R. Francis.

Background

  • Stirling, J. Bowman was born on January 15, 1870 in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, United States. Son of Jacob Bowman and Penelope Jones (Stewart) Stirling.

  • Education

    • Student of University of South, Sewanee, Tennessee. Bachelor of Laws, cum laude, University of Missouri, 1891.

    Career

    • Began practice at Jackson, Mississippi, 1898. Referee in bankruptcy, Jackson Division, Southern District, Mississippi, 1901-1907 (resigned). Attorney-general, Mississippi, November 16, 1908-April 1910 (resigned).

      Became president First National Bank, Jackson, 1910. Former president Union Savings & Deposit Bank, Plaza Investment Company (both of Jackson, Mississippi). President Standard Life Insurance Company (Jackson).

      Former vice president Commercial Bank (Woodville, Mississippi).

    Membership

    Member and secretary Democratic State Executive Committee, Mississippi, 1907-1911. Press. Mississippi Bankers Association, 1925-1926. Commissioned captain of Cadets, University of Missouri, by Governor David R. Francis.

    Connections

    • Married Hallie Carter, of Jackson, Mississippi, June 9, 1897. Children: Samuel Carter, Hallie.
    • father: Jacob Bowman Stirling
    • mother: Penelope Jones (Stewart) Stirling
    • spouse: Hallie Carter
    • children: Samuel Carter Stirling
    • Hallie Stirling
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    Born January 15, 1870
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