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Russell Alger Kent

Russell Alger Kent, American banker. Served with Advertising Educational Foundation, 1918-1919.; Member American Bankers Association, Investment Bankers Association American (governor 1951-1954, chairman California group 1946-1947), American Statistical Society, Security-Analyst Association; Mason.

Background

  • Kent, Russell Alger was born on February 13, 1897 in Dundee, Michigan, United States. Son of Milton I. and Hattie (Sutton) Kent.

  • Education

    • Graduate Michigan State Normal College, 1918. Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1922. Student law, 1922-1923.

    Career

    • Investment banker Blyth & Company, Los Angeles, 1928-1929. Manager investment department Bank of America, California, 1929-1930. With Bank of America, New Testament & S.A., San Francisco, since 1930, vice president, manager bond investment department, since 1933.

      General finance committee Occidental Life Insurance Company, California, 1935-1954. Director Golden Gateway Parking Corporation.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served with Advertising Educational Foundation, 1918-1919. Member American Bankers Association, Investment Bankers Association American (governor 1951-1954, chairman California group 1946-1947), American Statistical Society, Security-Analyst Association. Mason.; Clubs: Bond, Commonwealth, Bond, Commercial, Merchants Exchange (San Francisco).

    Connections

    • Married Thora Greenfield, October 24, 1925. Children: Barbara Ann, James Milton.
    • father: Milton I. Kent
    • mother: Hattie (Sutton) Kent
    • spouse: Thora Greenfield
    • children: Barbara Ann Kent
    • James Milton Kent
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    Born February 13, 1897
    Died August 24, 1966
    (aged 69)
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