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James Mount Nicely

James Mount Nicely, Lebanese association executive. member trust advisory board 1st National City Bank, New York City; Member Council on Foreign Relations, Psi Upsilon, Phi Beta Kappa. Republican.

Background

  • Nicely, James Mount was born on June 18, 1899 in Beirut, Lebanon. Son of John W. and Helen Nesbit (Mount) Nicely.

  • Education

    • Came to American, 1902, parents United States citizens. Graduate Hyde Park High School, 1916. Ph. B University of Chicago, 1920.

      Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1923. Doctor of Laws, Wabash College, 1945.

    Career

    • Admitted to the New York bar, 1925, clerk in office Davis, Polk, Wardwell, Gardiner & Reed, New York City, 1924-1927. Vice president Guaranty Trust Company. New York City, 1929-1948.

      Vice president First National City Bank, New York City, 1948-1959, senior vice president, 1959-1960. Vice president, treasurer, Ford Foundation, since 1961. Trustee Bank Savings.

      Member trust advisory board 1st National City Bank, New York City. Director Hart, Schaffner & Marx, Great American Insurance Company, Munich Management Company, United States & Foreign Securities Corporation Assistant to Rt. Honorary A. B. Purvis and deputy director general British Purchasing Commission, 1940-1941.

      Trustee Carnegie Endowment International Peace. O.T.C., Waco, Texas, 1918. Chairman investment committee.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn, Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member trust advisory board 1st National City Bank, New York City. Member Council on Foreign Relations, Psi Upsilon, Phi Beta Kappa. Republican; Clubs: Century, University (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Katharine Hendrick Terry, September 17, 1927. Children: Judith, Martha, Deborah, Katharine.
    • father: John W. Nicely
    • mother: Helen Nesbit (Mount) Nicely
    • spouse: Katharine Hendrick Terry
    • children: Judith Nicely
    • Martha Nicely
    • Deborah Nicely
    • Katharine Nicely
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    Born June 18, 1899
    Died March 14, 1964
    (aged 64)
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