in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1047 words.
Lanier, James Franklin Doughty (22 November 1800–27 August 1881), lawyer and banker, was born in Washington, North Carolina, the son of Alexander Chalmers Lanier, a farmer and storekeeper,...