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James Speyer

James Speyer, American banker. awarded gold insignia 1940); awarded gold medal 1938); awarded gold insignia, 1939); Awarded German Red Eagle, II Class, Hungarian Order of Merit, II Class.


  • Speyer, James was born on July 22, 1861 in New York City.

  • Career

    • Partner, 1899-1939 (co. Officer or dir; president Council of University Settlement Sec. Director New York State Economic Council.


    Member University; member of advisory board Salvation Army. Member of advisory com. Member and v; member “Committee of Seventy,” 1894.

    Member New York Board of Edn. Member Real Estate Board, Chamber of Commerce State of New York. Member board govs; Member Plattsburg Training Camp, 1915, Veteran Corps of Artillery Post, 1st Provisional Regt.

    Member Order of the Flag).


    • Married Mistress.
    • spouse: Mistress
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    Born July 22, 1861
    Died November 1, 1941
    (aged 80)