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WASHINGTON — Union Planters Corp. of Memphis last year paid its former chairman and chief executive officer, Benjamin W. Rawlins Jr., $24.8 million, according to a filing on Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The company said Mr. Rawlins, who died last September, got a base salary of $545,0000, $12 million under its supplemental retirement plan, and $5.4 million of cash payments to cover “gross-up” bonuses for taxes on vesting restricted shares under the company’s long-term compensation plan. He also got a $2.7 million restricted stock award, and $4.1 million was paid to his estate, according to the filing.

Mr. Rawlins died in September.

Jackson W. Moore, Union Planters’ current chairman and CEO, got $3.1 million of compensation last year, including a $1.9 million restricted stock award, a $400,000 bonus, and his base salary of $572,000.

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