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John Lawrence Johnston

John Lawrence Johnston, American executive. Member Beta Theta Pi.


  • Johnston, John Lawrence was born on April 23, 1887 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. Son of John Thomas Morris and Florence (Brooks) Johnston.

  • Education

    • Graduate Blees Military Academy, Macon, Missouri, 1904. Student Washington University, 1904-1905.


    • Cashier Bass-Johnston Banking Company, Ashland, Missouri, 1905-1907. Vice president 1st National Bank, Muskogee, Oklahoma, 1907-1910. Cashier National Reserve Bank, Kansas City, Missoury, 1910-1915.

      Vice president Liberty Bank, St. Louis, 1915-1916, president, 1916-1920. President of Liberty Central Trust Company, 1920-1925. Vice president Bond & Goodwin, Inc., 1925-1928.

      President Lambert Company, 1928-1949, now director. Director Manufacturers Trust Company, Phillips Petroleum Company, Continental Can Company. Chairman of the Southwestern Division Red Cross.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Baptist


    Member Beta Theta Pi. Clubs: Racquet and Tennis, Links (New York City).


    • Married Ethel M. Brown, September 9, 1908.
    • father: John Thomas Morris Johnston
    • mother: Florence (Brooks) Johnston
    • spouse: Ethel M. Brown
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    Died July 14, 1958
    (aged 71)