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Edgar David Aronson

Edgar David Aronson, American venture capitalist.

Background

  • Aronson, Edgar David was born on June 17, 1934 in New York City. Son of Aaron Solomon and Ida Claire (Minevitch) Aronson.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard University, 1956. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1962.

    Career

    • Successively trainee, assistant cashier, vice president 1st National Bank of Chicago, 1962-1967. Vice president Republic National Bank of New York, 1968. Trainee Salomon Brothers, New York City, 1968-1969, limited partner, 1970, vice president, 1971-1972, general partner, 1972-1979.

      Managing director Salomon Brothers International Ltd., London, 1971-1976. Chairman board Dillon, Read International, 1979-1981. President EDACO, Inc., 1981—2002.

      Board directors APL N.V., Curacao, Petrogas Ltd., Hong Kong, Half-Life Oakes & Company, Inc., Panama, Hertford International, N.V., Curacao, Mid-American Energy Holdings Company, Inc., 1982-1999, Avatech Solutions Inc., 2000-2006, Ocean Renewable Power Corporation, Maine, director.

    Works

    Membership

    Trustee Lesley College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1981-1984, South St. Seaport Museum, New York, 1996-2002, Marine Military Academy, Harlingen, Texas. Director ORPC Portland Master of Engineering. Board directors Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation, New York City.

    Founder National Museum United States Marine Corps. Director, board directors Marine Corps. Heritage Foundation 1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1956-1960, major FMF retired research.

    Member Marine Corps Reserve Association, 1st Marine Division Association, Worshipful Company International Bankers (United Kingdom) (freeman), Cruising Association (United Kingdom), Mensa, New York Yacht Club, Bass Harbor Yacht Club (Maine), Harvard Club New York City, Royal Cork Yacht Club (Eire), Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron (Halifax), The Brook (New York City), Annabel's (London).

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Carol Pforzheimer, December 23, 1956. Children: Edgar David Junior, Alison C., Edith S., Peter Borrah.
    • father: Aaron Solomon Aronson
    • mother: Ida Claire (Minevitch) Aronson
    • spouse: Nancy Carol Pforzheimer
    • children: Edgar David Junior Aronson
    • Alison C. Aronson
    • Edith S. Aronson
    • Peter Borrah Aronson
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    Born June 17, 1934
    Nationality
    • 1956
      Harvard University
    • 1962
      Harvard University
    • 1962 - 1967
      Successively trainee, 1st National Bank of Chicago
    • 1962 - 1967
      assistant, 1st National Bank of Chicago
    • 1962 - 1967
      vice president, 1st National Bank of Chicago
    • 1968
      vice president, Republic National Bank of New York
    • 1968 - 1969
      trainee, Salomon Brothers
    • 1971 - 1976
      managing director, Salomon Brothers International Limited
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1979 - 1981
      chairman, ational
    • 1979 - 1981
      Read Intern, ational
    • 1981 - 2002
      president, EDACO
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