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John Lowell Thorndike

John Lowell Thorndike, American investment executive. Recipient 1st prize Association Town Finance Committees, 1969.

Background

  • Thorndike, John Lowell was born on October 17, 1926 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Augustus and Olivia (Lowell) Thorndike.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Harvard University, 1949.

    Career

    • Registered rep Tucker Anthony & Company, Boston, 1950-1957. Vice president Putnam Management Company, 1957-1962. Assistant to treasurer Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1962-1966.

      Vice president Fiduciary Trust Company, Boston, 1966-1992, also board directors. Director Fiduciary Company Inc., 1984-1997. Trustee Provident Institution for Savings, Boston, 1965-1985.

      Trustee, partner Eaton Vance Mutual Funds, Boston, 1977-1999.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Trustee Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1960-1980, treasurer, 1965-1977, vice president, 1977-1980. Trustee Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1982-1987, Cotting School, treasurer, 1982-1998. Member warrant committee Town of Dover, Massachusetts, 1966-1969, chairman, 1968-1969, town moderator, 1971-1975.

    Member Massachusetts Health and Educational Facilities Authority, Boston, 1970-1988, secretary, 1972-1984, chairman, 1984-1987. Member cemetery commission Town of Dover, 1992-1998. Board directors Massachusetts Audubon Society, 1971-1989, chairman, 1984-1989.

    With Army Air Corps, 1945. Member Boston Security Analyst Society, Boston Economic Club, Union Club of Boston (president 1978-1979), Harvard Club of Boston (president 1980-1983), Harvard Museum Association (president 1988-1991).

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, bird watching.

    Connections

    • Married Dorothy Wood Dudley, September 16, 1950. 1 child, John Amory Thorndike.
    • father: Augustus Thorndike
    • mother: Olivia (Lowell) Thorndike
    • spouse: Dorothy Wood Dudley
    • child: John Amory Thorndike
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    Born October 17, 1926
    Nationality
    • 1949
      Harvard University
    • 1950 - 1957
      Registered rep Tucker Anthony & Company
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1957 - 1962
      vice president, Putnam Management Company
    • 1962 - 1966
      assistant, to treasurer Harvard University
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1966 - 1992
      vice president, Fiduciary Trust Company
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1984 - 1997
      director, Fiduciary Company Incorporated

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