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John Thomas Touchton

John Thomas Touchton, American investment management executive.


  • Touchton, John Thomas was born on December 1, 1938 in Dade City, Florida, United States. Son of Charles Floyd, Junior and Thelma Gray (Hannon) Touchton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in political science, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, 1960.


    • Field representative Aetna Casualty & Surety, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1960-1961. Insurance agent. Touchton Insurance Agency, Dade City and Tampa, Florida, 1961-1965. Stockbroker Smith, Barney & Company, Tampa, 1965-1967, Goodbody & Company, Tampa, 1967-1971, Riter Pyne, Tampa, 1971-1972.

      Managing partner Witt-Touchton Company, since 1972. Board directors TECO Energy, Inc., Tampa, Frank Stanley Beveridge Foundation, Merrill Lynch Ready Assets Trust, Basic Value Fund, Capital Fund, Special Value Fund, United States of America Government Reserve, Global Resources Trust, Series Fund, New York.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    President Dade City Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1963, Development Council St. Joseph Hospital, Tampa, 1969-1971, Finance Analysts Society Center Florida, 1980-1981, Tampa Bay History Center, Inc., since 1989. Trustee University Tampa, 1973-1981, Washington and Lee University, 1982-1992. Board directors Comty.

    Foundation Greater Tampa, Inc., 1990-1993. Fellow Society International Business Fellows (board directors 1990-1991). Member University Club of Tampa (president 1984-1985), Gasparilla Krewe (board directors 1985-1991), University Club New York, Grolier Club New York, Conferie des Chevaliers du Tastevin.



    Collecting antique maps and books relating to florida.


    • Married Lavinia Lee Witt, January 18, 1964. Children: Lavinia, John.
    • father: Charles Floyd Touchton
    • mother: Thelma Gray (Hannon) Touchton
    • spouse: Lavinia Lee Witt
    • children: Lavinia Touchton
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    Born December 1, 1938
    • 1960
      Washington and Lee University
    • 1960 - 1961
      Field representative Aetna Casualty & Surety
      Charlotte, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    • 1961 - 1965
      insurance agent. Touchton Insurance Agency
      Florida, United States
    • 1965 - 1967
      stockbroker, Smith
      Tampa, Florida, United States
    • 1967 - 1971
      stockbroker, Smith
      Tampa, Florida, United States
    • 1971 - 1972
      stockbroker, Smith
      Tampa, Florida, United States
    • 1972
      managing partner, Witt-Touchton Company