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William Parks Johnson, American banker.


Johnson, William Parks was born on November 11, 1942 in New Albany, Mississippi, United States. Son of Charley and Christine (Parks) Johnson.


Bachelor of Science in Education, Delta State University, 1965. Postgraduate studies, Louisiana State University School of Bank, 1980. Postgraduate studies, American Institute of Banking.

Postgraduate, Stanford University, 1991.


Teacher, football coach John Rundle High School, Grenada, Mississippi, 1965-1970. Management trainee Deposit Guaranty National Bank, Jackson, 1970-1971, utiltiy branch personnel, 1971-1973, branch officer, 1973-1975, assistant vice president, 1975-1976, vice president Greenville, 1976-1980, president, 1980-1988, regional executive vice president, since 1988.


President United Way, Greenville, 1983, executive board, since 1988. Executive board, past president Young Men’s Christian Association, Greenville. Treasurer Salvation Army, Greenville, 1979, board directors, 1980.

Member Washington SCh. Board, president, 1988-1989). Member Mississippi Banker's Association (group 3 vice president), Washington City Industrial Foundation (president 1984, board member since 1988), Greenville Chamber of Commerce (treasurer, board directors), Mainstream Kiwanis Club (president 1976, board directors since 1990).


Married Martha A. Harrelson, December 28, 1968. Children: William Parks Junior, Mark Franklin.

Charley Johnson

Christine (Parks) Johnson

Martha A. Harrelson

William Parks Junior Johnson

Mark Franklin Johnson