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 John Noble Cummings Stockton

John Noble Cummings Stockton

Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida, USA
Death 13 Jan 1922 (aged 64)
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Burial Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 26596920 · View Source
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John N C Stockton, in full, in John Noble Cummings Stockton

Dr. Thomas Coates Stockton, 1911, pg 139, 184;

John Noble Cummings Stockton, reared in Quincy, FL; at 12 moved to Jacksonville, FL in which city he has continually resided since that time. educated in schools of FL. at 14 became clerk in a store.

During the yellow fever epidemic of 1888, he rendered great service to the citizens of Jacksonville.; democrat and cadidate for US Senator in 1910.*Herringshaw's Encyclopedia of American Biography of The 19th Century;

Stockton, John N.C., Legislator, banker, was born in c. 1860 in Gadsden Co, FL. For many years he has been the president of the National Bank of Tampa, and the National Bank of Florida. In 1897 he served with distinction as a member of the Flordia state legislature. *Florida Past, Present and Future Vol 2 Biographical, George M. Chapin, S. J. Clark Publ Co., Chicago, Ill. , 1914, Page: 195;

After his father's death, when he was twelve years old, the Stocktons moved to Jacksonville. ...Entering the employ of D. G. Ambler as bookkeeper in 1878, he was at the end of five years admitted to partnership under the firm name of Ambler, Marvin & Stockton.

In 1885 he helped organize the National Bank of the State of Florida and was chosen cashier. ...He organized the First National Bank of Tampa in 1887...Headed the Ortega Company which platted and developed Ortega in 1906.Active in politics. Duval County Commission, delegate to many conventions, Elected to the state legislature from Duval County in 1896. One of the first to offer a resolution asking for state primary elections. Active episcopalian, very closely connected with the building of St. Andrews Church in Jacksonville.

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I will be wise and just, and free, and mild, if in me lies such power for I grow weary to behold the selfish and the strong still tyrannize without reproach or check

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