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John Clifford Folger

John Clifford Folger, American investment banker, ambassador. member of advisory board International Business Machines Corporation, Hilton Hotels; member Washington Cathedral. President Investment Bankers Association American, 1943-1945.; Member National Institute Social Science.

Background

  • Folger, John Clifford was born on May 28, 1896 in Sheldon, Iowa, United States. Son of Homer and Emma (Funston) Folger.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, State College Washington, 1917, Master of Science, 1918.

    Career

    • Chairman board Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas Inc., Piedmont Mortgage Company, Washington. Director Virginia Industries, Inc., Washington Star Communications, Inc. Member of advisory board International Business Machines Corporation, Hilton Hotels.

      American ambassador to Belgium, 1957-1959. Former member of the Board of Governors New York Stock Exchange. Chairman Republican National Finance Committee 1955-1957, 60-61.

      General chairman Washington Community Chest, 1940. Chairman District of Columbia chapter American Red Cross, 1942, honorary chairman. Member Washington Cathedral.

      President Investment Bankers Association American, 1943-1945.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member of advisory board International Business Machines Corporation, Hilton Hotels. Member Washington Cathedral. President Investment Bankers Association American, 1943-1945.

    Member National Institute Social Science. Clubs: Alfalfa, The Brook, Chevy Chase, Metropolitan, 1925 F Street (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Kathrine Dulin, November 2, 1929. Children: John Dulin, Lee Merritt.
    • father: Homer Folger
    • mother: Emma (Funston) Folger
    • spouse: Mary Kathrine Dulin
    • children: John Dulin Folger
    • Lee Merritt Folger
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    Born March 28, 1896
    Died March 24, 1981
    (aged 84)
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