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J. Bowman Stirling

lawyer , banker

J. Bowman Stirling, American lawyer, banker. Member and secretary Democratic State Executive Committee, Mississippi, 1907-1911. Press. Mississippi Bankers Association, 1925-1926. Commissioned captain of Cadets, University of Missouri, by Governor David R. Francis.

Background

Stirling, J. Bowman was born on January 15, 1870 in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, United States. Son of Jacob Bowman and Penelope Jones (Stewart) Stirling.

Education

Student of University of South, Sewanee, Tennessee. Bachelor of Laws, cum laude, University of Missouri, 1891.

Career

Began practice at Jackson, Mississippi, 1898. Referee in bankruptcy, Jackson Division, Southern District, Mississippi, 1901-1907 (resigned). Attorney-general, Mississippi, November 16, 1908-April 1910 (resigned).

Became president First National Bank, Jackson, 1910. Former president Union Savings & Deposit Bank, Plaza Investment Company (both of Jackson, Mississippi). President Standard Life Insurance Company (Jackson).

Former vice president Commercial Bank (Woodville, Mississippi).

Membership

Member and secretary Democratic State Executive Committee, Mississippi, 1907-1911. Press. Mississippi Bankers Association, 1925-1926. Commissioned captain of Cadets, University of Missouri, by Governor David R. Francis.

Connections

Married Hallie Carter, of Jackson, Mississippi, June 9, 1897. Children: Samuel Carter, Hallie.

father:
Jacob Bowman Stirling

mother:
Penelope Jones (Stewart) Stirling

spouse:
Hallie Carter

children:
Samuel Carter Stirling

Hallie Stirling