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John Mackay Elliott

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John Mackay Elliott, American banker. Member School Board, 1884-1885, Water Board, 1901-1907, Los Angeles.

Background

Elliott, John Mackay was born on October 6, 1844 in Pendleton, South Carolina, United States. Son of Doctor Ralph Emms and Margaret Couper (Mackay) Elliott.

Education

Student Georgia Military Institute, Marietta, 1861-1862. Private 54th Georgia Regiment, C.S.A., 1863-1865.

Career

Began as receiving teller, Central Rail Road Bank, Savannah, Georgia, 1866. Removed to California, 1870. Cashier Los Angeles Company Bank, 1874-1880.

Assistant cashier, First National Bank of Las Angeles (now Los Angeles-First National Trust & Savings Bank), 1881-1884, cashier, 1884-1892, president 1892-1917, now Chairman of the Board. President Los Angeles Cemetery Association.

Membership

Member School Board, 1884-1885, Water Board, 1901-1907, Los Angeles.

Connections

Married Alice Ingram Peel, December 31, 1873 (died 1902). Children: Mistress.

father:
Doctor Ralph Emms Elliott

mother:
Margaret Couper (Mackay) Elliott

spouse:
Alice Ingram Peel

child:
Mrs Elliott