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Marvin Mayer

Marvin Mayer's Plain Truths About Smith County

Marvin Mayer
Marvin Mayer
Marvin S. Mayer was born in Louisville, KY, attended local public schools, and subsequently graduated from the University of Louisville ("U of L") with a Bachelor of Science degree in business with a major in accounting. After graduation, he moved to New Orleans as an Assistant National Bank Examiner. In New Orleans, he met and married his wife, Iris.

Over the next 4+ decades, he worked in a variety of banking, bank regulation, and financial management positions moving from New Orleans to Shreveport, to Baton Rouge, to Kansas City, to Hartford (CT) and finally to Dallas. He retired to Tyler, TX in 2007. Since retiring, he has devoted his time to volunteer activities and to writing books for children.

The Mayer's are active members of Marvin United Methodist Church. They have two granddaughters, one great grandson, and one great granddaughter.