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Banker

James Richard Cobb, American banker. Former president, board directors Little Rock unit American Cancer Society; board directors Arkansas division American Cancer Society, Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute, Pulaski Academy, Metropolitan Young Men’s Christian Association, Little Rock Port Authority, C.A.R.T.I. Foundation; trustee Arkansas Arts Center; Member of Little Rock Country, Little Rock Racquet.

Background

Cobb, James Richard was born on February 12, 1942 in Little Rock. Son of James Harvol and Elizabeth (Whitaker) Cobb.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, U. North Carolina, 1965.

Career

Manager, Delaware Coca— Cola, Wilmington, 1965-1973; vice president, Mid-Atlantic Canners Association, Hamburg, Pennsylvania, 1971-1973; vice president, Commercial National Bank, Little Rock, 1974-1977; senior vice president, Commercial National Bank, Little Rock, 1977-1978; executive vice president, Commercial National Bank, Little Rock, 1978-1983; president, Commercial Bankstock Inc., Little Rock, 1981-1983; vice Chairman of the Board, First Commercial Bank N.A., 1983-1989; vice Chairman of the Board, First Commercial Corporation, since 1984.

Membership

Former president, board directors Little Rock unit American Cancer Society. Board directors Arkansas division American Cancer Society, Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute, Pulaski Academy, Metropolitan Young Men’s Christian Association, Little Rock Port Authority, C.A.R.T.I. Foundation. Trustee Arkansas Arts Center.

Member of Little Rock Country, Little Rock Racquet.

Connections

Married Virginia Stuart, July 4, 1965. Children: William Claiborne, Cynthia Ruffin.

father:
James Harvol Cobb

mother:
Elizabeth (Whitaker) Cobb

spouse:
Virginia Stuart

children:
Cynthia Ruffin Cobb

William Claiborne Cobb