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Thomas James Tucker

investment company executive

Thomas James Tucker was American investment company executive.


Tucker, Thomas James was born on September 5, 1929 in Atlanta. Son of Thomas Tudor and Carol (Govan) Tucker.


Bachelor of Arts, University of the South, 1952.


With, Cork Institute of Technology Corp, New York City, 1957-1972;president, chief Executive officer, AmSouth Finance Corporation, Birmingham, Alabama, 1972-1982;Chairman of the Board, AmSouth Finance Corporation, 1982;also director, AmSouth Finance Corporation, 1972-1993;executive vice president, AmSouth Bank N.A., Birmingham, 1982-1993;chief credit officer, AmSouth Bank N.A., Birmingham, 1992;retired, Tucker Investments, Birmingham, 1993;principal, Tucker Investments, Birmingham, since 1994. Executive vice president AmSouth Bankcorp, Birmingham, 1982-1993. Board directors Alabanc Properties Corporation, Birmingham, chairman, 1991-1993.

Board directors Birmingham Broadway Series Inc., treasurer, 1996-1997, president, since 1997.


  • Photographer general interest magazines, since 1970. Contributor articles on credit and leasing to trade journals.


Board directors Birmingham Community Development –°orporation. Chairman board, 1990-1993. 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1952-1956.

Member of Birmingham Art Museum Association, Birmingham Botanical Society, Friends of Emmt O'Neal Library., Cahaba River Society (advisory board 1991-1992, board directors 1993-1998, vice president organizational development 1995-1998), Manigault Society, Order of Purple/Sewanee-University of the South, Never Failing Succession of Benefactors/Sewanee-University of the South, Carolynne Scott Writers Group (2d place 2006, 3rd place 2007, Hackney Short Fiction awards), The Club, Silhouettes Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, high altitude hiking, white water canoeing.


Married Margaret Guerard.

Thomas Tudor Tucker

Carol (Govan) Tucker

Margaret Guerard.