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Westmore Willcox

Westmore Willcox, American banker, financial consultant.

Background

  • Willcox, Westmore was born on October 23, 1894 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Son of J. Westmore and Louise Price (Collier) Willcox.

  • Education

    • Graduate Croton School, 1913. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1917.

    Career

    • Deceased active duty, June 6, 1944), Esther McK. (Mistress Carleton Putnam). With Dillon, Read & Company, New York, 1919-1932, partner in Boston, 1925-1928, partner in charge European business, 1928-1932. Financial vice president Federal Water Service Corporation, New York, 1932-1936.

      Vice president Blyth & County, New York, 1936-1938. Partner Jackson & Curtis, 1938-1941. Financial consultant, 1941-1949.

      Director British Raw Materials Mission, 1941-1943. Chairman area consultant for Italy and Central Europe, Office of Foreign Economics Coordination, State Department, Washington, August-November, 1943. Chief of Foreign Economics Administration Mission to India at New Delhi, 1945-1946.

      Consultant to Economics Cooperation Administration special Mission to Great Britain in London, June-August 1948. Minister in charge Economics Cooperation Administration Special Mission to Austria in Vienna, August-November, 1948. Consultant The Chase Bank, 1951-1958.

      Former member board directors Seaboard Airline Railway, Beneficial Industrial Loan Corporation, Fisk Rubber Company, Federal Water Service Corporation, New York Water Service Corporation, Cities Service Power & Light Company, Old Colony Trust Company (Boston). Member English Speaking Union, New York City (former vice chairman). Director and member Executive Committee National Economy League.

      President Council for Democracy. Treasurer commission on Public Affairs.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Clubs: Harvard, New York City (former.

    Connections

    • Married Esther L. Jenkins, November 17, 1917. Children: Westmore III (First lieutenant.
    • father: J. Westmore Willcox
    • mother: Louise Price (Collier) Willcox
    • spouse: Esther L. Jenkins
    • child: Westmore III (1st lt Willcox
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    Born October 23, 1894
    Died March 12, 1971
    (aged 76)
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