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Arnold Nord Tschudy

Arnold Nord Tschudy, American banker. Awarded Order of the Southern Cross by Brazilian government, 1945. Honorary member Sao Paulo Advertising Men’s Association, Consular Society of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo Artists League, Sao Paulo Press Association, Brazilian-American Cultural Union.

Background

  • Tschudy, Arnold Nord was born on February 7, 1902 in illings, Montana, United States. Son of Otto August and Georgia (Nord) Tschudy.

  • Education

    • Student University of Montana, 1919-1921, University of Washington, 1921-1922. Bachelor of Arts University of California, Berkeley, 1925. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1946.

    Career

    • Entered employ of General Motors Acceptance Corporation, Los Angeles, California, 1926, served as manager for Spain at Madrid and Barcelona, 1929-1933, for Hawaii at Honolulu, 1933-1935, for Japan at Osaka, 1935-1938, and for Brazil at Sao Paulo, 1938-1945. Council for Inter-American Cooperation, Incorporated, New York York, New York, executive vice president April 1, 1946-1947. Consultant Inter-American commercial public relations, 1947-1949.

      Vice president, New York representative Bank of America since 1950.

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Served as director Office of Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs in Sao Paulo (on war service leave of absence from General Motors Acceptance Corporation, 1943-1945. Member American Chamber of Commerce of Sao Paulo (president 1941-1942, United States nat. councillor. Member Sigma Chi., Phi Delta Phi, Pi Delta Epsilon.

    Club: University, Ardsley on Country, Bond.

    Connections

    • Married Adelheid Schraft, September 20, 1930. Children: Heidi, Gay, Nina.
    • father: Otto August Tschudy
    • mother: Georgia (Nord) Tschudy
    • spouse: Adelheid Schraft
    • children: Heidi Tschudy
    • Gay Tschudy
    • Nina Tschudy
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    Born February 7, 1902
    Died March 12, 1955
    (aged 53)
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