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August Belmont

August Belmont, American investment banker. Decorated Bronze Star. Honorary trustee Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, American Museum Natural History. Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945; served under Commander Air Force, Pacific Fleet. Member of Links (New York City); Jockey (steward 1978-1995, chairman 1982-1983).

Background

  • Belmont, August was born on December 30, 1908 in New York City.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard University, 1931.

    Career

    • With Bonbright & Company, Inc. (investment bankers), New York City, 1932-1942, vice president, director, 1942-1946. Vice president Dillon, Read & Company Inc., 1946-1962, president, 1962-1970, chairman, 1971-1973.

      President Nassau Associates, Inc., 1958-1970, chairman, 1971-1973. Past director The Ryland Group, Texas Gas Transmission Corporation, American Viscose Corporation, United States & Foreign Securities Corporation, Rouse Company, American Kennel Club (chairman 1977-1979), Cameron Iron Works, Inc., Chemistrand Corporation, Congoleum Nairn Company, Great American Insurance Company. Special assistant to under secretary Navy, 1940.

    Membership

    Honorary trustee Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, American Museum Natural History. Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Served under Commander Air Force, Pacific Fleet.

    Member of Links (New York City). Jockey (steward 1978-1995, chairman 1982-1983).

    Connections

    • Son of August and Alice Wall (de Goicouria) B., Junior. Married Elizabeth Lee Saltonstall, June 16, 1931. Children: Alice Lee, August, John Saltonstall, Priscilla.

      Married Louise Vietor Winston, February 8, 1946.
    • father: August Belmont
    • mother: Alice Wall (de Goicouria) Belmont
    • spouses: Elizabeth Lee Saltonstall
    • Louise Vietor Winston
    • children: Alice Lee Belmont
    • August Belmont
    • John Saltonstall Belmont
    • Priscilla Belmont
    August Belmont
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    Born December 30, 1908
    Died July 10, 1995
    (aged 86)
    Nationality
    • 1931
      Harvard University
    • 1932 - 1942
      With Bonbright & Company
    • 1946 - 1962
      vice president, Dillon

    Award