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John Lawrence Johnston

executive

John Lawrence Johnston, American executive. Member Beta Theta Pi.

Background

Johnston, John Lawrence was born on April 23, 1887 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. Son of John Thomas Morris and Florence (Brooks) Johnston.

Education

Graduate Blees Military Academy, Macon, Missouri, 1904. Student Washington University, 1904-1905.

Career

Cashier Bass-Johnston Banking Company, Ashland, Missouri, 1905-1907. Vice president 1st National Bank, Muskogee, Oklahoma, 1907-1910. Cashier National Reserve Bank, Kansas City, Missoury, 1910-1915.

Vice president Liberty Bank, St. Louis, 1915-1916, president, 1916-1920. President of Liberty Central Trust Company, 1920-1925. Vice president Bond & Goodwin, Inc., 1925-1928.

President Lambert Company, 1928-1949, now director. Director Manufacturers Trust Company, Phillips Petroleum Company, Continental Can Company. Chairman of the Southwestern Division Red Cross.

Membership

Member Beta Theta Pi. Clubs: Racquet and Tennis, Links (New York City).

Connections

Married Ethel M. Brown, September 9, 1908.

father:
John Thomas Morris Johnston

mother:
Florence (Brooks) Johnston

spouse:
Ethel M. Brown