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Arthur Hugh Bunker

Arthur Hugh Bunker, business executive. Member President’ Materials Policy Commission; member citizens advising committee New York Public Library; Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers, Mining and Metallurgical Society American Council Foreign Relations.

Background

  • Bunker, Arthur Hugh was born on July 29, 1895 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Son of George R. and Jeanie Polhemus (Cobb) Bunker.

  • Education

    • Graduate Taft School, 1913, Sheffield Science School, Yale, 1916. Doctor of Engineering (honorary), Colorado School Mines, 1950.

    Career

    • President and director Radium Company of Colorado, 1921-1925, United States Vanadium Corporation, 1925-1927, Carib Syndicate, Ltd., 1927-1941. President Thomas Young Nurseries, Inc., 1928-1932. President, Chairman, Board Of Directors Colon Oil Corporation, 1929-1935.

      Executive vice-president, director The Lehman Corporation, 1929-1941, general partner Lehman Brothers, 1945-1949. President, director Climax Molybdenum Company. New York City, 1949-1958.

      Chairman of the Board American Metal Climax, Inc., 1958-1960, honorary Chairman of the Board, chairman of the executive committee, since 1960, director. Director The Lehman Corporation, The One William St. Fund, Incorporated.

    Membership

    Member President’ Materials Policy Commission. Member citizens advising committee New York Public Library. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers, Mining and Metallurgical Society American Council Foreign Relations.

    Clubs: Brook, Rockefeller Luncheon, Mining, Pinnacle, River, Yale (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Isabel Leighton, July 31, 1959. Children: Adele Enloe (now Mistress James A. Hynes) (deceased), George Raymond, Daphne Joan (deceased).
    • father: George R. Bunker
    • mother: Jeanie Polhemus (Cobb) Bunker
    • spouse: Isabel Leighton
    • children: Adele Enloe Bunker (now Mistress James A. Hynes) (deceased)
    • George Raymond Bunker
    • Daphne Joan Bunker (deceased)
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    Died May 19, 1964
    (aged 68)
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