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Robert James Montgomery Wilson

Robert James Montgomery Wilson, American investment company executive. Member 1940 Fahnestock Expedition of America Museum Natural History to South Seas. Served to captain Army of the United States, World World War World War II; Member Maryland Club.

Background

  • Wilson, Robert James Montgomery was born on February 8, 1920 in Millbrook, New York, United States. Son of Albert James Montgomery and Charlotte (Kaye) Wilson.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Choate School, 1938. AB, Yale University, 1942.

    Career

    • Securities analyst buying department Union Securities Corporation, New York City, 1946-1949. Securities analyst Union Service Corporation, 1949-1959, vice president, 1959-1962. President, director Surveyor Fund, Inc.

      (formerly General Public Service Corporation), New York City, 1962-1971. With Rockefeller Family and Associates, 1972-1975. President Adams Express Company, New York City, 1975-1986, also board directors, from 1975.

      President Petroleum & Resources Corporation (formerly Petroleum Corporation American), 1975-1986, also board directors, from 1975. Member advisory investment committee Maryland State Retirement Systems, 1979-1982. Board directors Association Publicly Traded Investment Companies, 1968-1971, chairman, 1969-1971.

    Membership

    Member 1940 Fahnestock Expedition of America Museum Natural History to South Seas. Served to captain Army of the United States, World World War World War II. Member Maryland Club.

    Connections

    • Married Yvette Laneres, May 10, 1952. Children– Robert James Montgomery, Olivia Laneres Wilson Welbourn, Geoffrey Laneres.
    • father: Albert James Montgomery Wilson
    • mother: Charlotte (Kaye) Wilson
    • spouse: Yvette Laneres
    • children: Robert James Montgomery Wilson
    • Olivia Laneres Wilson Welbourn Wilson
    • Geoffrey Laneres Wilson
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    Born February 8, 1920
    Died July 16, 2008
    (aged 88)
    Nationality
    • 1938
      Choate School
    • 1942
      Yale University
    • 1946 - 1949
      Securities analyst, buying department Union Securities Corporation
    • 1962 - 1971
      president, Surveyor Fund
    • 1962 - 1971
      director, Surveyor Fund
    • 1972 - 1975
      with Rockefeller Family and Associates
    • 1975 - 1986
      president, Adams Express Company
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