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Joseph Travis Johnson

Joseph Travis Johnson, American investment banking. member of the board of trustees Milwaukee The Art Institute of Chicago, Athens (Greece) College; Member Public Debt Commission City Milwaukee, 1929-1940. Vice president Investments Bankers Association American, 1948-1951, president 1951-1952.; Member Delta Tau Delta.; Member Methodist Church.

Background

  • Johnson, Joseph Travis was born on May 28, 1894 in Laurens, South Carolina, United States. Son of Joseph Travis and Sarah (Anderson) Johnson.

  • Education

    • Student Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina., 1910-1912, George Washington University, 1914.

    Career

    • Began as internal revenue agent, 1915. Revenue agent in charge Wisconsin Division, 1920-1922. Began with Second Ward Securities Company, Milwaukee January 1, 1923, manager municipal bond department, 1926-1928.

      Vice president The Milwaukee Company, 1929-1934, president since 1934. President, director Edgar, Ricker & Company, vice-president, director Wisconsin Investment Company. Director Northwest Airlines, Inc.

      (Milwaukee). President, director St. Lukes Hospital.

    Membership

    Member of the board of trustees Milwaukee The Art Institute of Chicago, Athens (Greece) College. Member Public Debt Commission City Milwaukee, 1929-1940. Vice president Investments Bankers Association American, 1948-1951, president 1951-1952.

    Member Delta Tau Delta. Member Methodist Church. Clubs: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, University, Milwaukee Country (Milwaukee).

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Hennessey, July 5, 1917.
    • father: Joseph Travis Johnson
    • mother: Sarah (Anderson) Johnson
    • spouse: Ruth Hennessey
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    Died January 1, 1967
    (aged 72)
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