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John A. Payne

John A. Payne, American mining executive. Member Association American Institute Mining Engineers.


  • Payne, John A. was born on February 15, 1900 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of John Nicholas and Esther (Brooks) Payne.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1921. Master of Business Administration, Harvard Business School, 1925.


    • In investment banking, Kuhn, Loeb & County, New York City, 1926-1932. Partner New York Stock Exchange firm of Parrish & County, New York City, 1932-1940. President Consolidated Coppermines Corporation, New York City, since 1940.

      Chairman of the Board Titan Metal Manufacturing Company, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. Director Liberty Aircraft Products Corporation, Farmingdale, Long Island, The Highway Trailer Company, Egerton, Wisconsin, Roberts Numbering Machine Company, Brooklyn, New York, The Autocar Company, Ardmore, Pennsylvania, also chairman finance committee.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Member Association American Institute Mining Engineers. Clubs: Harvard of New York, Piping Rock, Turf and Field, Seawauhaka Yacht (Oyster Bay, Long Island).


    • Married Elizabeth Downes, February 15, 1933. Children: Elizabeth Kennedy, William Downes.
    • father: John Nicholas Payne
    • mother: Esther (Brooks) Payne
    • spouse: Elizabeth Downes
    • children: Elizabeth Kennedy Payne
    • William Downes Payne
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    Born February 15, 1900
    Died April 18, 1947
    (aged 47)