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Wallace Mcrae Davis

Wallace Mcrae Davis, American banker.


  • Davis, Wallace Mcrae was born on November 13, 1898 in Moline, Illinois, United States. Son of William Wallace and Elizabeth (McRae) Davis.

  • Education

    • Student Purdue University, 1916-1917. Bachelor of Laws, Jefferson School of Law, Louisville, 1923.


    • Bank, Louisville, 1919-1920, assistant cashier, 1926-1930, assistant vice president, 1930-1932, vice president, 1932-1949, executive vice president Citizens Fidelity Bank and Trust Company (formerly Citizens Union National Bank) 1949. President, director Hibernia National Bank, New Orleans 1949-1965, Chairman of the Board, 1965-1966. Director New Orleans & Northeastern Railroad Company Instructor Field Artillery Central O.T.S., 1918-1919.


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Clubs: New Orleans Country, Pickwick, Lake Shore, Boston.


    • Married Leona Mae Knoderer, June 27, 1923. Children: Wallace M., Warren B. Messenger, Citizens National.
    • father: William Wallace Davis
    • mother: Elizabeth (McRae) Davis
    • spouse: Leona Mae Knoderer
    • children: Wallace M. Davis
    • Warren B. Messenger Davis
    • Citizens National Davis
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    Born November 13, 1898
    Died November 25, 1966
    (aged 68)