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Newton James

bank official

Newton James, American bank official. Member National Association State Auditors, Comptrollers and State Treasurers, Sons Confederate Veterans; Mason (Shriner).; Kiwanian.

Background

James, Newton was born on March 28, 1890 in Leakesville, Mississippi, United States. Son of Philip Edward and Cynthia (Walley) James.

Education

Student S. Mississippi College, Mississippi Normal College, Clark’s Business School.

Career

High school superintendent, company superintendent, Mississippi, 1912-1920. Bookkeeper and accountant, 1920-1925. Bond clerk State Treasurer’ General’ s Office, Mississippi, 1929-1935.

Deputy state treasurer of Mississippi, 1935. State treasurer, 1936-1940, 1944-1948, 1952-1956. Vice president Deposit Guaranty Bank & Trust Company, from 1956.

Membership

Member National Association State Auditors, Comptrollers and State Treasurers, Sons Confederate Veterans. Mason (Shriner).; Kiwanian.

Connections

Married Flora Byrd, April. Children: Van Owen, Daisy Belle (Mistress.

father:
Philip Edward James

mother:
Cynthia (Walley) James

spouse:
Flora Byrd

children:
Van Owen James

Daisy Belle (Mrs James