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John Meredith Graham

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John Meredith Graham, American banker. Member Georgia Bankers Association (president 1930-1931), Kappa Alpha.; Member Christian (Disciples) Church; Club: Coosa Country (ex-president).

Background

Graham, John Meredith was born on November 9, 1873 in Pinewood, Tennessee, United States. Son of John Meredith, Senior, and Anna (Wright) G.

Education

Preparatory education, Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, Tennessee. Student of University of Kentucky, 1888-1889. Washington and Lee University, 1889-1890.

Career

Settled in Rome, 1896. In grocery business, later wholesale and retail hardware business until 1913. Organizer, 1913, and since president National City Bank.

President City Land Company, National City Securities Company, Citizens Federal Savings & Loan Association, Unit Bankers of Georgia. Vice president Eagle Stove Works. Director Georgia Power Company Chairman Red Cross and Liberty Loan Drives, World War.

Member Assay Commission, appointed by President Wilson, 1921. Trustee Darlington School for Boys.

Membership

Member Georgia Bankers Association (president 1930-1931), Kappa Alpha. Member Christian (Disciples) Church. Club: Coosa Country (ex-president).

Connections

Married Maybeth Sullivan, November 5, 1902. Children: Laura Weller, Maybeth, John Meredith, Ann Bolling.

father:
John Meredith Graham

mother:
Anna (Wright) Graham

spouse:
Maybeth Sullivan

children:
Laura Weller Graham

Maybeth Graham

John Meredith Graham

Ann Bolling Graham