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Josiah Lawson Hutton

banker

Josiah Lawson Hutton, American banker.

Background

Hutton, Josiah Lawson was born on March 11, 1860 in Bedford County, Tennessee, United States. Son of John P. and Frances M. (Clark) Hutton.

Education

Educational public schools, Shelbyville, Tennessee. Studied law, Cumberland U. Law School, Lebanon, Tennessee.

Career

Organizer Bank of Bell Buckle, Tennessee, 1887, and cashier until 1894. Organizer Phoenix Bank, Columbia, Tennessee, 1894, and cashier until 1905, when the bank was converted into the Phoenix National Bank, of which was president. 1st superintendent of banks of Tennessee, by appointment of governor of Tennessee, January 1-May 10, 1914.

Organizer, May 1914, and since president The Mercantile National Bank, Memphis, Tennessee. Organizer, 1930, since president Middle Tennessee Bank. Director City National Bank (Decatur, Alabama), Jefferson County Bank (Birmingham, Alabama).

Membership

Clubs: Memphis Country, Chickasaw, Tennessee.

Connections

Married Pierre Coleman, May 15, 1900. Children: Josephine (Mistress.

father:
John P. Hutton

mother:
Frances M. (Clark) Hutton

spouse:
Pierre Coleman

child:
Josephine (Mrs Hutton