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Jerry Neville Jordan

Jerry Neville Jordan, American investment company executive. Served to 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1951. Member Royal Society Arts, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Jordan, Jerry Neville was born on June 15, 1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Clarence L. and Helen (Wagner) Jordan.

  • Education

    • AB, Princeton, 1949; Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1951.

    Career

    • With Northwest Ayer & Son, Inc., Philadelphia, 1953-1966, vice president, 1960-1966, assistant to president, 1963-1966. Vice president, market research American Airlines, New York City, 1966-1967, vice president advertising, 1967-1968, vice president passenger sales, 1968-1969, vice president marketing planning, 1969-1970, vice president market and schedule development, 1970. President subsidiary Reservations World, 1970-1971, vice president corporate planning, 1971-1973.

      President Thomas Cook & Son, Inc., 1973-1976. Executive vice president Ayer, Incorporated, New York York City, 1976-1981. Chair Ayer International, 1981-1991.

      General partner Jordan Partners, LP, since 1991.

    Membership

    Served to 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1951. Member Royal Society Arts, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Sky (New York City).

    Greenwich (Connecticut) Country, Boulders (Carefree, Arizona), Frenchman's Creek (Palm Beach Gardens, Florida), Old Greenwich Yacht. Skytop (Cresco, Pennsylvania).

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Claire Moore, September 12, 1953 (deceased November 1987). Children: Mark, Elizabeth, Douglas. Married Jean Anne Knieste, October 27, 1990.
    • father: Clarence L. Jordan
    • mother: Helen (Wagner) Jordan
    • spouses: Barbara Claire Moore
    • Jean Anne Knieste
    • children: Mark Jordan
    • Elizabeth Jordan
    • Douglas Jordan
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    Nationality
    • 1949
      Princeton
    • 1951
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1953 - 1966
      With Northwest Ayer & Son
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1966 - 1967
      vice president
    • 1973 - 1976
      president, Thomas Cook & Son
    • 1976 - 1981
      executive, vice president Ayer
    • 1981 - 1991
      chair Ayer Intern, ational
    • 1991
      general partner, Jordan Partners
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