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Banker , Lawyer , sugar planter

Jose Luis Baños, American banker, lawyer, sugar planter. Bar: Louisiana 1946, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970.


Baños, Jose Luis was born on August 25, 1918 in New Orleans. Son of Jose Rodrigo and Julia Sussmann (del Olmo) Baños.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Tulane University, 1939. Bachelor of Laws, Tulane University, 1946.


With Whitney National Bank New Orleans, from 1946, vice president, 1960-1983. Of counsel Jones Walker Waechter Poitevent Carrere & Denegre, 1984-1988. Past lecturer School Banking of the South, Baton Rouge, Midwest School Banking, Madison, Wisconsin, Emory University, Atlanta.

Advisory board Academy Sacred Heart, New Orleans.


  • Bar: Louisiana 1946, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970.


Past president president's council St. Mary's Dominican College, New Orleans. Board directors, past president World Trade Center New Orleans. Board directors Online Resource Exchange, Inc.

Past board directors New Orleans Symphony. Chairman, board directors White-Lafourche, Inc. Vice chairman development committee Tulane University Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1946, PTO, European Theatre of Operations.

Member American Bar Association, Louisiana Bar Association, Louisiana Bankers Association, New Orleans Chamber of Commerce (past secretary-treasurer executive committee), Phi Delta Theta. Clubs: Boston, Southern Yacht, Pickwick, New Orleans Country, Bayou Country, Plimsoll, Lake Shore, Army Navy (Washington).


Married Catherine Dunbar, March 29, 1927. Children: Catherine, Julia, Margot, J. Luis, George.

Jose Rodrigo Baños

Julia Sussmann (del Olmo) Baños

Catherine Dunbar

Catherine Baños

Julia Baños

Margot Baños

J. Luis Baños

George Baños