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De Coursey Fales

De Coursey Fales, American banker. Club: New York Yacht (treasurer, past commodore).


  • Fales, De Coursey was born on June 1, 1888 in Saranac Lake Village, New York, United States. Son of Haliburton and Margaret Ketchum (Corse) Fales.

  • Education

    • Graduated from St. Paul’s School, 1907. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1911. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1914.

      Doctor of Commercial Science, New York University, 1959.


    • Admitted to New York bar, 1914. Member firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, 1929-1941. President New York Bank for Savings, 1941-1959, Chairman of the Board, 1957-1959, trustee, since 1941.

      Trustee National Realty Investors. Director Fidelity-Phoenix Insurance Company President, 23d St. Association, 1954-1958. Treasurer to trustees Gramercy Park, since 1954.

      Chairman planning board Bedminster, New Jersey, since 1960. Chairman advising committee sailing United States Naval Academy Donor Fales Collection, a Library of Literature, to New York University, 1957. Board of managers, chairman investment fund committee Seamen’s Church Institute Honorary member United States Naval Academy Sailing Squadron.


    Club: New York Yacht (treasurer, past commodore).


    • Married Dorothy Mildred Mitchell, June 2, 1917. Children: DeCoursey, Haliburton, Timothy.
    • father: Haliburton Fales
    • mother: Margaret Ketchum (Corse) Fales
    • spouse: Dorothy Mildred Mitchell
    • children: DeCoursey Fales
    • Haliburton Fales
    • Timothy Fales
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    Born June 1, 1888
    Died June 19, 1966
    (aged 78)