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James Lauriston Stone

banker

James Lauriston Stone, American banker. Mason (32 degree, Knights Templar, Shriner).

Background

Stone, James Lauriston was born on July 8, 1873 in St. Albans, Vermont, United States. Son of James Palmer and Ruby Ann (Church) Stone.

Education

Student Ripon College, 1888-1890.

Career

Clerk in postoffice, advancing to assistant postmaster, Ripon, 1890-1899. Bookkeeper German National Bank, Ripon, 1899-1901, assistant cashier, 1901-1902, cashier, 1902-1915. Cashier American National Bank, 1915-1922, president, 1922-1930.

President First National Bank (consolidation of First and American nat. banks) since March 19, 1930. Director Universal Motor Company, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Oshkosh Overall Company, Ripon Knitting Works. City comptroller, Ripon, 1904-1916.

President Wisconsin Bankers Association, 1945-1946. Trustee Ripon College since 1908, secretary of board, 1922-1938, treasurer since 1938.

Membership

Mason (32 degree, Knights Templar, Shriner).

Connections

Married Louise Sherman, November 27, 1914.

father:
James Palmer Stone

mother:
Ruby Ann (Church) Stone

spouse:
Louise Sherman