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Morton Harrison Fry

Morton Harrison Fry, American banker. Member of American Academy Political Science, Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Fry, Morton Harrison was born on January 27, 1888 in Ephrata, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Jacob Martin and Margaret (Ruth) Fry.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education, Franklin and Marshall Academy, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1909.


    • Partner Scholle Brothers, bankers, New York City, 1923-1942, Riter & Company, investment bankers, from 1942. President Overseas Securities Company. Director and member executive committee Alabama Great Southern Railroad.

      President, director Overseas Securities Company, Inc. President, trustee Rembrandt Corporation. Director Northwest Airlines, Inc.

      Trustee Hun School, Princeton, New Jersey. Trustee of Athens College, Greece.


    • Author: Bank Acceptances as an Investment. Contributor numerous articles on Montclair New Jersey.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member of American Academy Political Science, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: University, Princeton, Tiger Inn (Princeton University), Down Town Association.


    • Married Julia Gladys Angell, June 22, 1909. Children: Morton Allan Harrison, George Thomas Clark.
    • father: Jacob Martin Fry
    • mother: Margaret (Ruth) Fry
    • spouse: Julia Gladys Angell
    • children: Morton Allan Harrison Fry
    • George Thomas Clark Fry
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    Born January 27, 1888
    Died April 22, 1971
    (aged 83)