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Frank Louis Valenta

Frank Louis Valenta, American investment banker. Member Newcomen Society England, American Statistical assosiation, New York Society Sceurity Analysts, American Military Engineers Elk.

Background

  • Valenta, Frank Louis was born on January 26, 1906 in New York City. Son of Joseph and Margaret (Hurt) Valenta.

  • Education

    • Graduate New York University, 1931.

    Career

    • Research department New York Stock Exchange firm Shearson, Hammill & County, New York City, 1927-1933. Head research department and account executive, Lionel D. Edie & Company, 1933-1935. Organized and manager investment advisory department Shearson Hammill & Company, 1935-1939.

      Vice president charge research and management Distributors Group, Inc., Investment Bankers, 1939-1949, director, 1941-1949. Vice-president and director Group Securities, Inc., Jersey City, New Jersey, 1941-1949. Organizer and president Natural Resources Fund, Inc., New York City, since 1949.

      Organizer and head Frank L. Valenta & Company, Inc., New York City. Director Automobile Banknig Company, Philadelphia. Lecturer on mutual funds New York Institute Finance, New York City.

      Guest lecturer department finance, Rutgers University, School Business Admiral, Newark, New Jersey Organizer and president of Natural Resources Fund of Canada, Inc.

    Works

    • Author: (with Doctor Louis P. Starkweather) Five Cents on the Dollar, 1934. Avoiding Doomed Investments, 1934. Causes of Corporate Failures, 1934.

      Detecting Corporate Failure Tendencies, 1935. Reverse Split-ups in Stocks—Devaluation and Decapitalization, 1935. Real Cost of Bankruptcy, 1934.

      Contributing author: Retail Salesmanship of Mutual Funds, 1949.

    Membership

    Member Newcomen Society England, American Statistical assosiation, New York Society Sceurity Analysts, American Military Engineers Elk. Clubs: Bankers (American), Athletic (New York.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Celia Middlebrook, June 27, 1931 (deceased).; married second, Lucy McColl, July 26, 1957. Children: Bettina Middlebrook, Frank Louis.
    • father: Joseph Valenta
    • mother: Margaret (Hurt) Valenta
    • spouses: Elizabeth Celia Middlebrook
    • Lucy McColl
    • children: Bettina Middlebrook Valenta
    • Frank Louis Valenta
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    Born January 26, 1906
    Died September 17, 1957
    (aged 51)
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