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Laurence G. Payson

Laurence G. Payson, American banker. Served as captain and adjunct Advertising Educational Foundation, France, 1917-1919.; Member Downtown Association, New York City.

Background

  • Payson, Laurence G. was born on July 28, 1894 in Englewood, New Jersey, United States. Son of George Howes and Constance Mary (Jackson) Payson.

  • Education

    • Educated Montclair Academy, New Jersey, 1908-1912. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1912-1916.

    Career

    • Assistant timekeeper, American Locomotive Company, 1916-1917, 1919-1920. Hardware sales representative, New York City, John H. Graham & Company, 1920-1928. Assistant to president, Stock Clearing Corporation of New York Stock Exch., 1928-1929, 2d vice president, 1930-1932, president, 1933-1938.

      Chairman finance committee, New York University, 1939-1947. Victory Fund Committee, assistant executive manager, 2d Federal Reserve District, 1942. Vice president, Bankers Trust Company, 1943-1946.

      Trustee, Franklin Savings Bank. Assistant director New York Hospital, 1946, now secretary-treasurer Trustee Princeton University, 1938-1942. Member of council New York University, 1933-1947.

    Membership

    Served as captain and adjunct Advertising Educational Foundation, France, 1917-1919. Member Downtown Association, New York City. Clubs: Cap and Gown (Princeton).

    Connections

    • Married Eleanor Parker, April. Children: William Skiddy, Constance A. Pike, Phillips Howes.
    • father: George Howes Payson
    • mother: Constance Mary (Jackson) Payson
    • spouse: Eleanor Parker
    • children: William Skiddy Payson
    • Constance A. Pike Payson
    • Phillips Howes Payson
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    Born July 28, 1894
    Died December 20, 1962
    (aged 68)
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