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Grant Keehn

Grant Keehn, American investment banker. Served from major to colonel Army of the United States, 1942-1945; Member Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Delta Phi.

Background

  • Keehn, Grant was born on October 11, 1900 in Kenilworth, Illinois, United States. Son of George Washington and Jeannette Sophronia (Shipman) Keehn.

  • Education

    • Children—Dorka, Fruzsina. Bachelor of Arts, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1921. Master of Business Administration, Harvard, 1923.

      Doctor of Laws, Hamilton College, 1972.

    Career

    • With Goldman Sachs and Company, 1923-1931. Partner, 1931; independent financial consultant. Vice president Kelsey Hayes Wheel Corporation, Detroit, 1932-1933.

      Officer, director Equity Corporation (and associate companies), 1934-1938. Partner Grant Keehn & Company, 1939-1942. Vice president 1st National Bank City New York, 1945-1950, executive vice president, 1950-1955, director, 1951-1955.

      Executive vice president 1st National City Bank New York, 1955-1958. Senior vice-president, director Equitable Life Assurance Society United States, 1958-1964, president, director, 1964-1967, vice Chairman of the Board, director, 1967-1969, chairman finance committee, director, 1965-1971. Limited partner Goldman Sachs & Company.

      New York City, 1971-1983. Trustee Hamilton College, 1948-1983, chairman, 1963-1969. Trustee New York Public Library.

    Membership

    Served from major to colonel Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Delta Phi. Clubs: Harvard (New York City), Links (New York City), New York Athletic (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Marjorie Elliott Burchard, July 30, 1923 (deceased.; married Veronika Marietta Rona, March 31, 1962. Children: Nora, Gretchen, Silas.
    • father: George Washington Keehn
    • mother: Jeannette Sophronia (Shipman) Keehn
    • spouses: Marjorie Elliott Burchard
    • Veronika Marietta Rona
    • children: Nora Keehn
    • Gretchen Keehn
    • Silas Keehn
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    Born October 11, 1900
    Died 1983
    (aged 82)
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