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John Walter Turner

John Walter Turner, American investor.


  • Turner, John Walter was born on June 4, 1923 in Cleveland. Son of John H. and Dessa (Walter) Turner.

  • Education

    • Student, New Mexico Military Institute, 1943. Student, University New Mexico, 1944.


    • With Davis, Skaggs & Company investment bankers, San Francisco, 1946-1949. Southwest representative Axe Securities Corporation, 1949-1952. Founder, president, chairman board Eppler Guerin & Turner, Inc., 1952-1973.

      President New York Stock Exchange, Dallas, 1952-1965, chairman board, 1965-1973. Board directors United New Mexico Finance Corporation, El Chico, Inc., 1st Southern Trust Company, Banctec, Inc., Commercial Metals Colonel, Computer Language Research, Inc., Highland Park Cafeterias, Inc., Finance Securities Advisers, Inc., Nashville, Vicorp Restaurants, Denver, Golden Era Services, Inc., Houston, Lone Star Technologies, Inc., Dallas. Director American Stock Exchange, past governor.

      Past chairman Texas State Securities.


    Trustee St. Vincent Hospital, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Board directors Santa Fe Community Foundation, Santa Fe Institute Fine Arts. With United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, PTO. Member Indiana Petroleum Association American, American Brahman Breeders Association, Dallas Security Dealers Association, Institute Business Appraisers, National Association Corporation DIrs., New Mexico Military Institute Alumni Association, Sigma Chi (life), Chuck Wagon Trial Riders New Mexico Club, Dallas Country Club, Dallas Petroleum Club, Kiva Club.





    • Married Marion T. Taylor, February 3, 1945. 1 child, Leslie Annual.
    • father: John H. Turner
    • mother: Dessa (Walter) Turner
    • spouse: Marion T. Taylor
    • child: Leslie Annual Turner
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    Born June 4, 1923
    • 1943
      New Mexico Military Institute
    • 1944
      University New Mexico
    • 1946 - 1949
      With Davis
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1949 - 1952
      Southwest representative Axe Securities Corporation
    • 1952 - 1965
      president, New York Stock Exchange
      Dallas, Texas, United States
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