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Mills B. Lane Jr. (1912-1989)

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Creator:Hatfield, Edward A.
Title:Mills B. Lane Jr. (1912-1989)
Date:2007 June 1

Encyclopedia article about Miles B. Lane, Jr., president of Atlanta-based Citizens and Southern National Bank (C&S) who pioneered innovative lending practices and earned national prominence for the bank, while financing much of the city's physical redevelopment. It was in Atlanta's political arena, however, that his impact was perhaps most keenly felt. Working behind the scenes as a political insider, Lane leveraged his influence to promote good government and progressive candidates, and helped to build an institutional framework capable of resolving municipal disputes. Lane attended Yale University and later married Anne Waring.

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Subjects:Lane, Mills B. (Mills Bee), 1912-1989 | Bankers--Georgia--Atlanta | Civic leaders--Georgia--Atlanta | Civic leaders--Georgia--Savannah | Civil rights workers--Georgia | Citizens and Southern National Bank | United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.7489954, -84.3879824
Collection:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Institution:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Contributors:New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project)
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