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John William Bachmann

John William Bachmann, American investment company executive.


  • Bachmann, John William was born on November 16, 1938 in Centralia, Illinois, United States. Son of George Adam and Helen (Johnston) Bachmann.

  • Education

    • AB, Wabash College, 1960. Master of Business Administration, Northwestern University, 1962. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Wabash College, 1990.


    • Researcher Edward Jones, St. Louis, 1962-1963, investment representative, 1963-1970, general partner, 1970-1980, managing partner, 1980—2003, senior partner, since 2004. Board directors American Airlines, Inc., The Monsanto Company.


    Emeritus Trustee Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, since 2007. Chairman board visitors Drucker Center Claremont (California) Graduate School, since 1987. Honorary consultant to Canada for Missouri.

    Past chairman, board directors Arts and Education Council Greater St. Louis. Commissioner St. Louis Art Museum. Chairman St. Louis Symphony Society.

    Past chairman St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association. Past chairman United States Chamber of Commerce, 2004-2005, chairman executive committee 2005­06. Member National Association Securities Dealers (past district chairman, board directors), Securities Industry Association (board directors, chairman 1976-1979), Securities Industry Foundation for Economic Education (chairman trustees 1988-1992), St. Louis Club, Bogey Club.


    • Married Katharine I. Butler. Children: John C., Kristene Ellen Bachmann.
    • father: George Adam Bachmann
    • mother: Helen (Johnston) Bachmann
    • spouse: Katharine I. Butler
    • children: John C. Bachmann
    • Kristene Ellen Bachmann
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    Born November 16, 1938
    • 1960
      Wabash College
    • 1962
      Northwestern University
    • 1990
      Wabash College
    • 1962 - 1963
      Researcher, Edward Jones
    • 1963 - 1970
      Researcher, Edward Jones