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Lawrence Elmer Mahan

Lawrence Elmer Mahan, American mortgage banker. member board directors Children’s Home Society of Missouri, Missouri Association Occupational Therapy. Founder and president Mortgage Bankers Association of St. Louis, 1926-1927; member of the board of Governors Mortgage Bankers Association of America since 1926, now president; Member Kappa Alpha.

Background

  • Mahan, Lawrence Elmer was born on December 16, 1891 in Harbor Beach, Michigan, United States. Son of Frank E. and Ida (Smith) Mahan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, William Jewell College, 1914.

    Career

    • President Real Estate Mortgage Trust Company, St. Louis, Missouri, 1924-1931, L. E. Mahan & Company, since 1931. Chairman of the Board Mahan, Dittmar & Company, San Antonio, Tex, 1931-1939. Director Paramount Fire Insurance Company (New York), St. Louis Fire & Marine Insurance Company, Real Estate Management Company (St. Louis).

      In charge mortgages and real estate taken in connection with Trading with Enemy Act during World War I. Trustee Iberia Junior College. Member board directors Children’s Home Society of Missouri, Missouri Association Occupational Therapy. Founder and president Mortgage Bankers Association of St. Louis, 1926-1927.

      Member of the board of Governors Mortgage Bankers Association of America since 1926, now president. Grand marshal Mortgage Bankers Legion, 1941.

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Member board directors Children’s Home Society of Missouri, Missouri Association Occupational Therapy. Founder and president Mortgage Bankers Association of St. Louis, 1926-1927. Member of the board of Governors Mortgage Bankers Association of America since 1926, now president.

    Member Kappa Alpha.; Clubs: Bankers (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Julia B. Miller, February 22, 1922. Children: Sally Ann, Patricia Jane.
    • father: Frank E. Mahan
    • mother: Ida (Smith) Mahan
    • spouse: Julia B. Miller
    • children: Sally Ann Mahan
    • Patricia Jane Mahan
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    Born December 16, 1891
    Died November 19, 1946
    (aged 54)
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