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Bart Lytton


Bart Lytton, American financier. Decorated commendatore II Cancelliere dell, Ordine (Italy); recipient National Man of Year award City of Hope, 1960.


Lytton, Bart was born on October 4, 1912 in New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Eliah Kaplan (foster father) and Ina Robins.


Student Westminister College, 1930-1932, University of Virginia, 1932-1934. Doctor of Laws, Wilberforce U., 1963.


One daughter, Timothea B. (Mistress Herbert Edward Stewart, Junior). Founder, Chairman of the Board, president Metropolitan Mortgage Company, 1948. Founder, chairman, president Lytton Company, mortgage brokers and bankers.

Managing partner Beth-Bart Homes, 1954-1956. Chairman of the Board First Western Savings & Loan Association, Nevada, 1954-1958. Chairman of the Board, president Silver State Savings & Loan Association, Nevada, 1957 (merged with First Western).

Chairman of the Board Canoga Park Savings & Loan, 1956-1958. Chairman of the Board, president, managing officer Lytton Savings and Loan, Los Angeles, 1958-1968. Founder, chairman, president Lytton Financial Corporation, 1959-1968.

Chairman Home Builders Savings & Loan Association, Pomona, 1959 (merged with Lytton Savings 1959). Director Home Foundation Savings, Palo Alto, 1960-1962. Chairman Lytton Savings & Loan Association of Northern California, 1962.

Chairman, director Beverly Hills Federal Savings & Loan Association, 1961-1964, president, 1962-1964. President Southland Company, 1961-1968. Founder, chairman Lytton Capital Corporation, 1961-1968.

Chairman Title Acceptance Corporation, 1959-1968.


Member Government's Advisory Council Business Economics, 1959. Chairman campaign American Red Cross, Southern Nevada, 1957. Delaware Democratic National Convention, 1956, 60, 64.

Member National League Insured Savings and Loan (governor 1955-1958, director), University of Virginia Alumni Association (board of managers). Clubs: Friars.


Married Beth Golden, July 17, 1936.

Eliah Kaplan Lytton

Beth Golden