Walter Maynard, American investment banker. Decorated Legion of Merit, Order British Empire (honorary officer); mentioned in dispatches. Served from First lieutenant to Lieutenant colonel The United States of America.A.F., 1942-1946.; Member Association Stock Exchange Firms (governor 1948-1951, president 1951), New York Society Security Analysts, Investment Bankers Association (governor 1953-1956).
Entered securities business, 1929, partner Shearson, Hammill & Company, 1941, 46-64. Senior vice president Shearson, Hammill & Company, Inc., 1964-1969, vice chairman and executive vice president, from 1969. Director Spartan Industries, Inc., from 1959.
Trustee Austen Riggs Center, from 1952. Governor of Greenwich House, from 1947. Governor New York Stock Exchange, 1956-1962.