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Walter Volentine Moffitt

Walter Volentine Moffitt, American investment banker. Member American, New York Society Security Analysts, Phi Delta Theta.


  • Moffitt, Walter Volentine was born on September 17, 1905 in Lancaster, Texas, United States. Son of William Alfred and Marian Ada (Price) Moffitt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, U. Chattanooga, 1927. Master of Arts, Duke, 1928. Post grad; student Columbia, 1929-1930.


    • Various positions Guaranty Trust Company of New York and affiliate Guaranty Company of New York, 1928-1933, trust investment and security analysis div., 1933-1935. Research and security underwriting Kidder, Peabody & Company. New York City, 1935-1939, manager research and statistical div., 1939-1944, general partner, specializing in corporate finance, merger negotiations, investment and corporation analysis, 1944-1965, later director, member Executive Committee Kidder, Peabody & Company, Inc.

      Director, member executive and finance coms. Benjamin Moore & Company. New York City; director, member finance committee Thalhimer Brothers Inc., Richmond, Virginia.

      Director Penn Worsted Company, Duffy-Mott Company, Inc. (New York City). Director and member finance committee Huntington (Long Island) Hospital. Director, member finance coms.

      Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member American, New York Society Security Analysts, Phi Delta Theta. Clubs: University, Recess, Bond, Economic (New York City).


    • Married Martha Meredith Moore, October 2, 1936. Children: Martha Meredith (Mistress.
    • father: William Alfred Moffitt
    • mother: Marian Ada (Price) Moffitt
    • spouse: Martha Meredith Moore
    • child: Martha Meredith (Mrs Moffitt
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    Born September 17, 1905
    Died April 15, 1968
    (aged 62)