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William Justus Keough Vanston

William Justus Keough Vanston, Canadian investment banker.


  • Vanston, William Justus Keough was born on September 10, 1881 in Dorchester, Ontario, Canada. Son of William T. N. and Florence (Scott) Vanston.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts cum laude, U. Toronto, 1904.


    • Came to the United States, 1904, naturalized, 1915. Reporter Wall Street Jours., New York City, 1904-1906. Head research department, Moffatt & White and successor firm of White, Weld & Company, 1906-1912, general partner, 1912-1954, limited partner, since 1954.

      Director Ontario Natural Gas Storage & Pipe Lines, Ltd., Geo-Science Prospectors, Ltd., Toronto, El Paso Natural Gas Company, McCall Corporation, Union Gas Limited company, Canada, Western Natural Gas Company.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Clubs: Orange Lawn Tennis (S. Orange, New Jersey).


    • Married Daisy M. Crampton, August 28, 1908 (died May 10, 1927). Children: Elizabeth (Mistress C. W. Morgan) (died May 3, 1958), Margaret (Mistress C. O. Braatz).
    • father: William T. N. Vanston
    • mother: Florence (Scott) Vanston
    • spouse: Daisy M. Crampton
    • children: Elizabeth Vanston (Mistress C. W. Morgan) (died May 3
    • 1958) Vanston
    • Margaret Vanston (Mistress C. O. Braatz)
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    Born September 10, 1881
    Died November 28, 1957
    (aged 76)