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Donald Eugene Farrar

Donald Eugene Farrar, American capital markets advisor. International Business Machines Corporation fellow, 1957-1958, Ford Foundation fellow, 1967.

Background

  • Farrar, Donald Eugene was born on December 15, 1931 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Joseph Lester and Ruth Emily (Close) Farrar.

  • Education

    • AB magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1954. Master of Arts in Economics, Harvard University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1961.

    Career

    • Instructor economics University Wisconsin, Madison, 1959—1961, assistant professor, 1961—1962. Economist Institute Naval Studies, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1962—1963. Assistant professor finance Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1963—1966, associate professor, 1966—1968.

      Associate professor finance Columbia University, 1968. Director Institution Investor Study, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1969—1971. Senior fellow University Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, 1971.

      Senior research associate National Bureau Economic Research, Cambridge, 1972. Professor finance University of California at Los Angeles, 1973—1976, University Utah, Salt Lake City, 1976—1981. Executive vice president Benham Management Corporation, Mountain View, California, 1981—1993.

      Capital market consultant Price Waterhouse, since 1992. Board directors Benham Management Corporation. Consultant in field, since 1966.

      Lieutenant United States Army, 1955-1956.

    Membership

    Member Western Finance Association (director 1978-1981, president 1980), Investment Company Institute (research committee 1981-1992, chairman 1983-1989), Harvard Club San Francisco (board directors 1984-1993, president 1990-1992), Harvard Graduate Society Council (chairman 1992-1994), University Club (San Francisco 1992-1993).

    Connections

    • Married Joan Fowler Drew, July 29, 1974. Children: Donald E., John M., Peter H., Cordelia G.;stepchildren: Terri J., Walter M., Jason J.W.
    • father: Joseph Lester Farrar
    • mother: Ruth Emily (Close) Farrar
    • spouse: Joan Fowler Drew
    • children: Donald E. Farrar
    • John M. Farrar
    • Peter H. Farrar
    • Cordelia G.;stepchildren: Terri J. Farrar
    • Walter M. Farrar
    • Jason J.W Farrar
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    Born December 15, 1931
    Nationality
    • 1954
      Harvard University
    • 1961
      Harvard University
    • 1961
      Harvard University
    • 1959 - 1961
      Instructor, economics University Wisconsin
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1962 - 1963
      economist, Institute Naval Studies
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1968
      associate, professor finance Columbia University
    • 1969 - 1971
      director, Institution Investor Study
      Washington, United States
    • 1971
      senior, fellow University Pennsylvania Law School
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1972
      senior, research associate National Bureau Economic Research
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1973 - 1976
      professor, finance University of California at Los Angeles
    • 1976 - 1981
      professor, finance University of California at Los Angeles
      Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
    • 1981 - 1993
      executive, vice president Benham Management Corporation
      Mountain View, California, United States
    • 1992
      capital market consultant, Price Waterhouse
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