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Banker , Broker

James Harrison Monroe was American banker, broker. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross, Air medal with 3 oak leaf clusters, knight Ordo Constantini Magni; officer of merit Military and Hospitaller Order; St. Lazarus of Jerusalem.


Monroe, James Harrison was born on April 20, 1915 in Round Hill, Virginia, United States. Son of James H. and Beulah (Whitman) Monroe.


Student, National University Law School, 1934.


Runner, chief clerk American Security & Trust Company, Washington, 1934-1942. Vice president, director Hyattsville Building Association, 1946-1960. President, director Valley Title & Trust Company, Phoenix, 1960-1962.

Vice president, director Falls Church Mortgage Corporation, Virginia, 1962-1965. Vice president Fidelity National Bank (name now changed to BVA Credit Corporation), 1965-1975. Partner Monroes of Virginia, Realtors, from 1964.

Owner Morgan Mortgage Company, from 1975.


Former chairman board James Monroe Memorial Foundation. Loudoun Memorial Hospital Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member St. Andrews Society of District of Columbia (life member, past president), Clan Munro Association United States of America (chairman), Clan Munro Association Scotland (life member, member council), American, Arms by Lyon Court, Newcomen Society, Order of Lafayette, Sons of the American Revolution, Sons Confederate Veterans, Order of Stars and Bars (past Commander).


Married Elizabeth Mitchell, June 21, 1937. 1 child, Elizabeth Brand.

James H. Monroe

Beulah (Whitman) Monroe

Elizabeth Mitchell

Elizabeth Brand Monroe