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Joseph West Montgomery

Joseph West Montgomery, business executive. Member local Selective Service System, World World War World War II Board adminstrs. Tulane.; Member City Civil Service Commission, Board of Trade, Association of Commerce, United States Chamber of Commerce, Order of Coif.

Background

  • Montgomery, Joseph West was born on March 31, 1887 in Lake Providence, Louisiana, United States. Son of Thomas Farrar and Emily Terrell (Ransdell) Montgomery.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Georgetown University, 1909. Bachelor of Laws, Tulane University, 1912.

    Career

    • Bar, June 1912; private practice of law, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1912-1921. Assistant United State Attorneys, Eastern district of Louisiana, headquarters New Orleans, Louisiana, 1913-1917, United State Attorneys, 1917-1919. Secretary Cuyamel Fruit Company, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1921-1930.

      Executive United Fruit Company, New Orleans, 1930-1938, manager Southern domestic div., 1938-1942, vice president, 1948-1958, director, 1942-1962, consultant. Director Whitney National Bank New Orleans, New Orleans Cold Storage & Warehouse.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member local Selective Service System, World World War World War II Board adminstrs. Tulane.; Member City Civil Service Commission, Board of Trade, Association of Commerce, United States Chamber of Commerce, Order of Coif. Clubs: Boston, Louisiana, New Orleans Country, International House (New Orleans).

    Connections

    • Married Antoinette Ray, April 17, 1918 (deceased May 1, 1953). Children: Joseph W., George R. Admitted to Louisiana.
    • father: Thomas Farrar Montgomery
    • mother: Emily Terrell (Ransdell) Montgomery
    • spouse: Antoinette Ray
    • children: Joseph W. Montgomery
    • George R. Admitted to La Montgomery
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