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Joseph Leslie Ryons

Joseph Leslie Ryons, American investment banker. Member Security Traders’ Association (president 1941-1942), National Association Security Dealers (1st v. chairman 1949), Investment Bankers’ Association Delta Theta.; Mason.

Background

  • Ryons, Joseph Leslie was born on February 18, 1902 in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. Son of William B. and Myrtle M. (Lyon) Ryons.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Nebraska, 1924. Student Law School George Washington University.

    Career

    • Junior), Sally (Mistress William H. Irving). With the bonding department of the Harris Trust & Savings Bank, 1925-1927, First Securities Company (later known as Security-First Company), 1927-1934. Joined Pacific Company of California, Los Angeles, 1934, executive vice president, 1943-1951, company merged with Lester & Company, 1951, forming present partnership Lester, Ryons & Company, member of New York, Los Angeles stock exchanges, associate member American Stock Exchange, now managing partner.

      Director Great Basins Petroleum Company Chairman American-Korean Foundation, Los Angeles area, 1954.

    Membership

    Member Security Traders’ Association (president 1941-1942), National Association Security Dealers (1st v. chairman 1949), Investment Bankers’ Association Delta Theta. Mason.; Clubs: California, Stock Exchange (Los Angeles).

    Connections

    • Married Norma Heine, November 5, 1927. Children: Mary (Mistress.
    • father: William B. Ryons
    • mother: Myrtle M. (Lyon) Ryons
    • spouse: Norma Heine
    • child: Mary (Mrs Ryons
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    Born February 18, 1902
    Died January 7, 1961
    (aged 58)
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