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John Sherwood Fleek

John Sherwood Fleek, American investment banker. Decorated Croix de guerre. Served as captain Field Artillery, World War I.; Member Investment Bankers Association American (president 1941-1942), Associate Harvard.

Background

  • Fleek, John Sherwood was born on August 29, 1893 in Newark, Ohio, United States. Son of Henry Sherwood and Fanny (Moore) Fleek.

  • Education

    • Graduate Phillips Exeter Academy, 1911. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1915, Master of Business Administration cum laude, 1921.

    Career

    • Associate Hayden, Miller & Company, investment bankers, Cleveland, since 1921, partner since 1926, special partner, since 1950. President Midwest Vessel Corporation, 1936-1943. President Fleek & Son Company of Newark, O., wholesale grocers.

      Director Alliance Ware, Inc. Executive manager Victory Fund Committee for Fourth Federal Reserve District, Cleveland, directed 1st and 2d war loan campaigns 1942, 43. Trustee Cleveland Crime Commission, 1927-1947, Cleveland chapter American Red Cross, 1943-1947.

      Trustee Cleveland Institute Music, 1925-1930. Trustee, treasurer John Huntington Benevolent Fund.

    Membership

    Served as captain Field Artillery, World War I. Member Investment Bankers Association American (president 1941-1942), Associate Harvard. Clubs: Union, Tavern, Harvard (Cleveland).

    Connections

    • Married Hester Noyes, July 7, 1921. Children: Henry Sherwood, John Sherwood, Hester.
    • father: Henry Sherwood Fleek
    • mother: Fanny (Moore) Fleek
    • spouse: Hester Noyes
    • children: Henry Sherwood Fleek
    • John Sherwood Fleek
    • Hester Fleek
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    Born August 29, 1893
    Died March 27, 1957
    (aged 63)
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