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Banker

John Granville Irvin, American banker.

Background

Irvin, John Granville was born on April 9, 1924 in Carlisle, Kentucky, United States. Son of Walter Granville and Miranda Hazelrigg (Henry) Irvin.

Education

Bachelor, University Kentucky, 1948.

Career

Publicist, G.D. Kincaid, Lexington, Kentucky, 1948-1949; account executive, Merrill Lynch, Lexington, Kentucky, 1949-1952; account executive, Merrill Lynch, Norfolk, Virginia, 1952-1953; sales manager, Kentucky Ignition Company, Lexington, 1953-1960; account executive, Merrill Lynch, Lexington, 1960-1975; senior vice president corporation development, Center Bank & Trust Company, Lexington, since 1975.

Achievements

  • Avocations: art history, tennis, Kentucky history.

Membership

Board directors Lexington Arts and Cultural Council, 1991, fund campaign chairman 1991. Board directors Lexington Philharmonic, 1975-1985, Living Arts and Science Center, 1976-1981, Argali Society, since 1980. With United States Army, 1942-1946.

Member Transylvania University Alumni Association (board directors 1972-1976), University Kentucky Alumni Awsn. (board directors 1975), Kentucky Bankers Association, Kiwanis (president 1989-1990), Masons, Shriner.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: art history, tennis, Kentucky history.

Connections

Children: John G., Andrew Halliday.

father:
Walter Granville Irvin

mother:
Miranda Hazelrigg (Henry) Irvin

children:
John G. Irvin

Andrew Halliday Irvin