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John Lionberger Davis

banker , lawyer

John Lionberger Davis, American lawyer, banker.


Davis, John Lionberger was born on October 2, 1878 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of John D. and Marion Scott (Lionberger) Davis.


Preparatory education, Smith Academy, St. Louis and Lawrenceville (New Jersey) School. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1900. Student law department, Harvard.

Bachelor of Laws, St. Louis Law School, 1903.


Admitted to Missouri bar, 1903. Chairman of the Board Security National Bank S.&T. Company, 1921-1947. Alumni trustee Princeton University Managing director for Alien Property Custodian during World War I. Chairman commission on Debt.

Adjustment, The Twentieth Century Fund (1937). Former chairman Mayor’s Commision on Unemployment. Ex-chairman New Constitution Association of Missouri.

Ex-member Code communications of Missouri. Ex-president St. Louis Chamber of Commerce. Former chairman St. Louis Chapter, American Red Cross.


Clubs: University (president 1922), Princeton, Noonday, Round Table, St. Louis Country.


Married Julie M. Vietor, November 1, 1906. Children: Marion Lionberger (Mistress B. F. Hobart Cale), Anne Vietor (Mistress J. Douglas Streett II), George Vietor, J. Lionberger, Junior.

John D. Davis

Marion Scott (Lionberger) Davis

Julie M. Vietor

Marion Lionberger Davis (Mistress B. F. Hobart Cale)

Anne Vietor Davis (Mistress J. Douglas Streett II)

George Vietor Davis

J. Lionberger Davis

Jr Davis