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Thursday, December 31, 2020

William Malcolm Mounger & Louise Veronica Robertson

 William Malcolm Mounger & Louise Veronica Robertson

10/8/1901, William born in Collins, Covington Co., MS, s/o 4. Milton U Mounger & 5. Alma McKenzie.

8/30/1903, Veronica born in MS, d/o 6. James A Robertson & 7. Rosa ?.

Wm received a degree in Civil Engineering from MS State Univ.

9/4/1923, Wm married Veronica in Collins.

Wm became a clerk of the Collins Bank in Jackson.

(S) 1930 Census, MS, Hinds Co., Jackson.

William joined the old Merchant’s Bank and Trust Co., and advanced to a position of Trust Officer.

1933, the Merchant’s Bank closed. William became a Trust Officer for Deposit Guaranty Bank & Trust Co.

1934, William elected to the Board of Deposit Guaranty.

1935, William and family live in Jackson, MS. (S) 1940 Census.

1939, William reported earnings of more than $5000. (S) 1940 Census.

4/3/1940, W. M. Mounger, wife Veronica, daughter Marjorie Lynn, son William D., daughter Libby R. and son Henry H. lives at 1816 St. Ann St., Jackson, MS. They own their home valued at $9000. William completed 3 years of college, Veronica 4 years. William is a vice-president in banking.

1941, William elected President of Deposit Guaranty.

1/1957, William elected Vice-Chairman of the Board and CEO of Deposit Guaranty.

10/26/1957,William died in Jackson, MS; buried in Greenwood Cem.

12/16/1969, Veronica died in Jackson, MS; buried in Greenwood Cem.

(S) Mounger–Monger and Allied Families, Louise F Wilcox, 1991, privately printed.

Family notes:

·         William studied law at night and passed the bar exam. He served as Treasurer, President and Director of the MS Banker’s Assoc.

Children of William and Veronica:

i. Majorie Lynn Mounger, born 9/7/1924.

Majorie married ? Nevels.

10/24/1988, Majorie died; buried in Greenwood Cem. with her parents.

ii. William Donald Mounger born 3/31/1926 in Hinds Co., Jackson, MS.

iii. Olivia “Libbie” Rosealma Mounger, born 1932 in MS. (S) 1940 Census.

Olivia, a mezzo-soprano, received her B.M. degree from the Univ. of MS.

iv. Henry Hartfield Mounger, born 1935 in MS. (S) 1940 Census.

Henry married Patsy Graham.

Henry an attorney in Jackson, MS.

v. Veronica Mounger, born ?.

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