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Newton James

Newton James, American bank official. Member National Association State Auditors, Comptrollers and State Treasurers, Sons Confederate Veterans; Mason (Shriner).; Kiwanian.

Background

  • James, Newton was born on March 28, 1890 in Leakesville, Mississippi, United States. Son of Philip Edward and Cynthia (Walley) James.

  • Education

    • Student S. Mississippi College, Mississippi Normal College, Clark’s Business School.

    Career

    • High school superintendent, company superintendent, Mississippi, 1912-1920. Bookkeeper and accountant, 1920-1925. Bond clerk State Treasurer’ General’ s Office, Mississippi, 1929-1935.

      Deputy state treasurer of Mississippi, 1935. State treasurer, 1936-1940, 1944-1948, 1952-1956. Vice president Deposit Guaranty Bank & Trust Company, from 1956.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Member National Association State Auditors, Comptrollers and State Treasurers, Sons Confederate Veterans. Mason (Shriner).; Kiwanian.

    Connections

    • Married Flora Byrd, April. Children: Van Owen, Daisy Belle (Mistress.
    • father: Philip Edward James
    • mother: Cynthia (Walley) James
    • spouse: Flora Byrd
    • children: Van Owen James
    • Daisy Belle (Mrs James
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