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Ferdinand Eberstadt

Ferdinand Eberstadt, American investment banker. Member United States Navy Civilian Advisory Committee, A.U.S. Advisory Committee; member board; member board visitors United States Naval Academy, 1946; member Army Ordnance Association; member (honorary) Navy Industrial Association, Navy League of the United States, United States Naval Institute, Naval History Foundation, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Eberstadt, Ferdinand was born on June 19, 1890 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Edward F. and Elenita (Lembcke) Eberstadt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1913. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1917. Doctor of Commercial Science honoris causa.

      New York University.

    Career

    • Began as law clerk with McAdoo, Cotton & Franklin, 1919. Partner Cotton & Franklin, 1923-1925. Partner Dillon, Read & Company, 1925-1929.

      Assistant to Owen D. Young, Reparations Conference, 1929. Company, 1925-1929; assistant to Owen D. Young, Reparations Conference, 1929. Partner F. Eberstadt & Company, investment bankers.

      Director F. Eberstadt & Company, Managers and Distributors, Inc. Chairman of The Eberstadt Fund, Inc. Chairman Chemical Fund, Inc.

      Honorary director Beekman Downtown Hospital Squadron A, New York Cavalry, 1916-1917. With 304th Field Artillery, 77th Division, United States of America, with Advertising Educational Foundation, 1917-1919. With Army of Occupation, 1919.

      Chairman Army and Navy Munitions Board, 1942. V. chairman War Production Board, 1942-1943. Prepared Eberstadt Report” for secretary Navy, 1945.

      Assistant to B.M. Baruch, United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, 1946. Prepared report on operations of National Security Resources Board, 1948. Chairman of Commission on National Security Organisation of the Hoover Commission (Commision on Organisation of Executive Branch of the Government).

      Board advisers, Industrial College of the Armed Forces.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn, Presbyn

    Membership

    Member United States Navy Civilian Advisory Committee, A.U.S. Advisory Committee. Member board; member board visitors United States Naval Academy, 1946. Member Army Ordnance Association.

    Member (honorary) Navy Industrial Association, Navy League of the United States, United States Naval Institute, Naval History Foundation, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: University, Princeton, Squadron A Association, Downtown Association, River, Piping Rock (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Van Arsdale Tongue, December 31, 1919. Children: Frances Stuart, Mary Van Arsdale, Frederick, Ann Van Arsdale.
    • father: Edward F. Eberstadt
    • mother: Elenita (Lembcke) Eberstadt
    • spouse: Mary Van Arsdale Tongue
    • children: Frances Stuart Eberstadt
    • Mary Van Arsdale Eberstadt
    • Frederick Eberstadt
    • Ann Van Arsdale Eberstadt
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    Born June 19, 1890
    Died November 11, 1969
    (aged 79)
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