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John Lyon Kidde

John Lyon Kidde, investment manager.

Background

  • Kidde, John Lyon was born on June 5, 1934.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Princeton University, 1959. Postgraduate studies, Columbia University Law School.

    Career

    • Industrial research analyst Federated Employers, San Francisco, 1956-1957. Finance director Walter Kidde S.A. do Brasil, Rio De Janeiro, 1959-1960. European manager Walter Kidde Company, Inc., Paris, 1962-1966.

      Joint managing director, corporation European manager Walter Kidde Limited company, Northolt, England, 1966-1967. Director international operations Kidde Inc. United States, Saddle Brook, New Jersey, 1967-1968, vice president, director international operations, 1968-1988.

      President, Chief Executive Officer KDM Development Corporation, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, from 1988. General partner Claflin Capital II, III, IV, V & VI, VII, Boston, N. American Venture Capital II. Board directors Pratt & Reed Corporation, Bridgeport, Connecticut, The Futures Group, Washington, International Resource Corporation, Washington, Asset Management Advisors, Inc., Jupiter, Florida, Juniper Partners, Inc., Bloomfield, New Jersey, Australasia Inc., Cayman Island, International AgriTech Resources Incorporated, New York York City, Keyes Martin Inc., East Hanover, New Jersey.

      Director Princeton (New Jersey) Capital Management, Inc., Pax Worldwide Growth Fund, Portsmouth. Chairman board Compliance International, Inc., Fairfield, board directors Continental Europe '92, Cayman Island. Dir Land Mine Detection Systems, Inc., Washington, Pax High Income Fund, Techold Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey.

    Membership

    Trusteee International College Cayman Island, Grand Cayman, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, Albert Payson Terhune Foundation, Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, Fannie E. Rippel Foundation, Basking Ridge, New Jersey, Assist Inc., Peterborough, New Hampshire. President Princeton (New Jersey) Reachout '56. Member advisory board Whitehead Institute biomedical Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts With United States Army, 1957-1958.
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    Born June 5, 1934
    Died July 27, 2001
    (aged 67)
    • 1959
      Princeton University
    • 1956 - 1957
      Industrial research analyst, Federated Employers
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1959 - 1960
      finance director, Walter Kidde Societe Anonyme do Brasil
      Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil
    • 1962 - 1966
      European manager, Walter Kidde Company
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 1966 - 1967
      joint managing director, Walter Kidde Company
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1966 - 1967
      corporation European manager, Walter Kidde Company
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1967 - 1968
      director, international operations Kidde Incorporated United States
      Saddle Brook, New Jersey, United States
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