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Edwin I. Hilson

Edwin I. Hilson, American investment banker. Served with United States Army. 1917-1919.


  • Hilson, Edwin I. was born on April 16, 1895 in New York City. Son of Max and Minnie (Meinhard) Hilson.

  • Education

    • Student Sachs Collegiate Institute, Phillips-Exeter Academy.


    • Business, Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, 1912-1917, 1919-1922. In investment banking since 1922, partner Wertheim & County, New York City, since 1932. Director George A. Fuller Company, General Realty & Utilities Corporation, Punta Alegre Sugar Corporation, Tanamo Sugar Corporation, Compania Azucarera Tanamo de Cuba, National Cuba Hotel Corporation, Nedick’s Stores.

      Inc., Blackstone Hotel, Inc., The Gotham, Hotel Beverly-Wilshire. Director New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and Hospital for Special Surgery.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Served with United States Army. 1917-1919.; Clubs: Economic, Harmonie, Bankers of America, New York Stock Exchange Luncheon (New York).


    • Married Mildred Stern, June 18, 1924. Children: John S., Mary E. In cigar manufacturing.
    • father: Max Hilson
    • mother: Minnie (Meinhard) Hilson
    • spouse: Mildred Stern
    • children: John S. Hilson
    • Mary E. In cigar mfg Hilson
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    Born April 16, 1895
    Died July 13, 1952
    (aged 57)