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Mortimer Norton Buckner

Mortimer Norton Buckner, American banker.

Background

  • Buckner, Mortimer Norton was born on March 10, 1873 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Son of Newton and Pamela (Norton) Buckner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1895, Master of Arts, 1928. Doctor of Laws, Colgate, 1932.

    Career

    • President New York Trust Company, 1916-1921, Chairman of the Board since 1921. Chairman board, The New York Trust Company, vice president Houbigant, Inc., Cheramy, Inc. Director American Canadian Properties Corporation, Carolina, Clinchfield & Ohio Railway Company, C.,M.&St.Paul Railway Company, Carolina Clinchfield & Ohio Railway of South Carolina., Clinchfield Northern Railway of Kentucky, Columbia Graphophone Factories Corporation, City of New York Insurance Company, New York Life Insurance Company, Safe Deposit Company of the New York Trust Company, Pennsylvania Water & Power Company, Roseton Brick Company, Provident Loan Society of the City of New York, Home Insurance Company, J. P. Maguire & Company, National Distillers Products Corporation, International Power Securities Corporation, President National Credit Corporation ($500,000,000 bankers pool), 1931.

      Vice-president Dodge Memorial Fund. Treasurer State Charities Aid Association. Trustee The Boys’ Club of New York, Miriam Osborn Memorial Home Association, Ednl.

      & Development Farmers Federation Fund, Asheville, North Carolina. Director and chairman of the executive committee New York Worlds Fair 1939, Inc.

    Membership

    Clubs: University, Yale, Racquet and Tennis, Links, City Midday, Recess, Jekyll Island, Madison Square Garden, Fishers Island, New York Yacht, National Golf Links, Garden City Golf, Southside Sportsmen’s, Links Golf.

    Connections

    • Married Paula Kellerman, 1908. Children: Caroline, Newton.
    • father: Newton Buckner
    • mother: Pamela (Norton) Buckner
    • spouse: Paula Kellerman
    • children: Caroline Buckner
    • Newton Buckner
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    Died February 25, 1942
    (aged 68)
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