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Howard Payne Preston

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Howard Payne Preston, American banker. member of the board of trustees of Tusculum College.

Background

Preston, Howard Payne was born on December 6, 1884 in Woodbury, Tennessee, United States. Son of Hugh Lawson and Thankful C. (Doak) Preston.

Education

Student Wodbury Academy, 1892-1900. University of Tennessee, 1900-1902.

Career

With drug company, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1902-1907. In abstract and title business in California, 1907-1912. President and cashier, Fort Bragg (California) Commercial Bank, 1912-1928.

Vice president Bank of America National Association, San Francisco, California, 1928-1929, same position, New York office, 1929-1932. Manager R.F.C., Chicago, 1932-1933. Deputy governor Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 1933-1936, first vice president, 1936-1945.

President Hamilton National Bank of Knoxville 1945-1960, Chairman of the Board since 1960. Member board directors Hamilton National Bank, Chattanooga, 1st. National Bank (Harriman, Tennessee).

Membership

Member of the board of trustees of Tusculum College. Clubs: City, Cherokee Country (Knoxville).

Connections

Married Effie B. Case, November 1910. Children: Virginia P. Peabody (deceased), Margery P. Nacey.

father:
Hugh Lawson Preston

mother:
Thankful C. (Doak) Preston

spouse:
Effie B. Case

children:
Virginia P. Peabody Preston (deceased)

Margery P. Nacey Preston