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Investment management executive

John Thomas Touchton, American investment management executive.


Touchton, John Thomas was born on December 1, 1938 in Dade City, Florida, United States. Son of Charles Floyd, Junior and Thelma Gray (Hannon) Touchton.


Bachelor in political science, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, 1960.


Field representative, Aetna Casualty & Surety, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1960-1961;insurance agent., Touchton Insurance Agency, Dade City and Tampa, Florida, 1961-1965;stockbroker, Smith, Barney & Company, Tampa, 1965-1967;stockbroker, Goodbody & Company, Tampa, 1967-1971;stockbroker, Riter Pyne, Tampa, 1971-1972;managing partner, Witt-Touchton Company, Tampa, since 1972. Board directors TECO Energy, Inc., Tampa, Frank Stanley Beveridge Foundation, Merrill Lynch Ready Assets Trust, Basic Value Fund, Capital Fund, Spl.Value Fund, United States of America Government Reserve, Global Resources Trust, Series Fund, New York.


President Dade City Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1963, Development Council St. Joseph Hospital, Tampa, 1969-1971, Finance Analysts Society Center Florida, 1980-1981, Tampa Bay History Center, Inc., since 1989. Trustee University Tampa, 1973-1981, Washington and Lee University, 1982-1992. Board directors Comty.

Foundation Greater Tampa, Inc., 1990-1993. Fellow Society International Business Fellows (board directors 1990-1991). Member University Club of Tampa (president 1984-1985), Gasparilla Krewe (board directors 1985-1991), University Club New York, Grolier Club New York, Conferie des Chevaliers du Tastevin.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collecting antique maps and books relating to Florida.


Married Lavinia Lee Witt, January 18, 1964. Children: Lavinia, John.

Charles Floyd Touchton

Thelma Gray (Hannon) Touchton

Lavinia Lee Witt

Lavinia Touchton

John Touchton