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Joseph West Montgomery

business executive.

Joseph West Montgomery, business executive. Member local Selective Service System, World World War World War II Board adminstrs. Tulane.; Member City Civil Service Commission, Board of Trade, Association of Commerce, United States Chamber of Commerce, Order of Coif.

Background

Montgomery, Joseph West was born on March 31, 1887 in Lake Providence, Louisiana, United States. Son of Thomas Farrar and Emily Terrell (Ransdell) Montgomery.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Georgetown University, 1909. Bachelor of Laws, Tulane University, 1912.

Career

Bar, June 1912; private practice of law, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1912-1921. Assistant United State Attorneys, Eastern district of Louisiana, headquarters New Orleans, Louisiana, 1913-1917, United State Attorneys, 1917-1919. Secretary Cuyamel Fruit Company, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1921-1930.

Executive United Fruit Company, New Orleans, 1930-1938, manager Southern domestic div., 1938-1942, vice president, 1948-1958, director, 1942-1962, consultant. Director Whitney National Bank New Orleans, New Orleans Cold Storage & Warehouse.

Membership

Member local Selective Service System, World World War World War II Board adminstrs. Tulane.; Member City Civil Service Commission, Board of Trade, Association of Commerce, United States Chamber of Commerce, Order of Coif. Clubs: Boston, Louisiana, New Orleans Country, International House (New Orleans).

Connections

Married Antoinette Ray, April 17, 1918 (deceased May 1, 1953). Children: Joseph W., George R. Admitted to Louisiana.

father:
Thomas Farrar Montgomery

mother:
Emily Terrell (Ransdell) Montgomery

spouse:
Antoinette Ray

children:
Joseph W. Montgomery

George R. Admitted to La Montgomery