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Edward Purcell Prescott

Edward Purcell Prescott, American investment banker. Decorated Legion of Merit; Order British Empire. Served to colonel Army of the United States, 1942-1945.


  • Prescott, Edward Purcell was born on April 1, 1904 in Cleveland. Son of William Howard and Margaret (Purcell) Prescott.

  • Education

    • Graduate Taft School, Watertown, Connecticut, 1921, Williams College, 1925.


    • Company, Chicago, 1932-1934. Senior partner Prescott, Merrill, Turben and Company, member of New York Stock Exchange, 1934-1970, limited partner, 1970-1973. Chairman Curtis Noll Corporation.

      Director Specialty Converters, Inc.


    Served to colonel Army of the United States, 1942-1945.


    • Married Carolyn Brayton, September 11, 1926.; married second, Beverly McClelland, March 7, 1947. Children: Charleen, Edward P., Joanne (Mistress.
    • father: William Howard Prescott
    • mother: Margaret (Purcell) Prescott
    • spouses: Carolyn Brayton
    • Beverly McClelland
    • children: Charleen Prescott
    • Edward P. Prescott
    • Joanne (Mrs Prescott
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    Born April 1, 1904
    Died January 30, 1973
    (aged 68)