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John D. Macomber

John D. Macomber, American investment company executive. 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1952-1954. Member Links (New York City), River Club (New York City), Union Club (New York City), Metropolitan (Washington).

Background

  • Macomber, John D. was born on January 13, 1928 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of William Butts and Elizabeth Currie (Ranlet) Macomber.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1950. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1952.

    Career

    • Managing director McKinsey & Company, New York City, France and Switzerland, 1954-1973. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Celanese Corporation, 1973-1987. Chairman Juris Doctor Macomber & Company, 1987-1989.

      President, chairman Export-Import Bank of the United States, Washington, 1989-1992. Principal JDM Investment Group, since 1992. Board directors Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc., since 1994.

    Membership

    1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1952-1954. Member Links (New York City), River Club (New York City), Union Club (New York City), Metropolitan (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Caroline Morgan, October 21, 1955. Children: Janet Morgan, Elizabeth Currie, William Butts World War II.
    • father: William Butts Macomber
    • mother: Elizabeth Currie (Ranlet) Macomber
    • spouse: Caroline Morgan
    • children: Janet Morgan Macomber
    • Elizabeth Currie Macomber
    • William Butts World War II Macomber
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    Born January 13, 1928
    Nationality
    • 1950
      Yale University
    • 1952
      Harvard University
    • 1954 - 1973
      Managing director, McKinsey & Company
    • 1973 - 1987
      chairman, Celanese Corporation
    • 1973 - 1987
      Chief Executive Officer, Celanese Corporation
    • 1987 - 1989
      chairman, Juris Doctor Macomber & Company
    • 1989 - 1992
      president, Export-Import Bank of United States
      Washington, United States
    • 1989 - 1992
      chairman, Export-Import Bank of United States
      Washington, United States
    • 1992
      principal JDM Investment Group
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