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Owen Harvey Nichols

Owen Harvey Nichols, British, American investment company executive. Served with British Army and Royal Navy, 1944-1948. Member Chicago Board Trade, Hamlet Country Club (Delray Beach, Florida), Adios Golf Club (Boca Raton, Florida), Evanston Golf Club.

Background

  • Nichols, Owen Harvey was born on February 7, 1926 in Market Harborough, England. Came to United States, 1948, naturalized, 1968. Son of Walter J. and Marguerite (Bull) Nichols.

  • Education

    • Graduated from high school.

    Career

    • Trader Balfour Guthrie & Company Ltd., Dallas, Chicago, San Francisco, 1949-1953. Manager Pillsbury Company, Chicago, 1954-1961. Senior vice president investments Paine Webber, 1961-1994.

      Chairman board directors Chicago Board Trade, 1971-1973. Chairman board directors Chicago Board Options Exchange, 1972-1974, founding chairman, 1974-1994.

    Membership

    Served with British Army and Royal Navy, 1944-1948. Member Chicago Board Trade, Hamlet Country Club (Delray Beach, Florida), Adios Golf Club (Boca Raton, Florida), Evanston Golf Club.

    Connections

    • Married Dorothy Arthur, October 7, 1949 (divorced). 1 son, Stuart Arthur. Married Carol Camp, May 14, 1977.
    • father: Walter J. Nichols
    • mother: Marguerite (Bull) Nichols
    • spouses: Dorothy Arthur
    • Carol Camp
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    Born February 7, 1926
    Died November 1, 1994
    (aged 68)
    Nationality
    • 1949 - 1953
      Trader Balfour Guthrie & Company Limited
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1954 - 1961
      manager, Pillsbury Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1961 - 1994
      senior, vice president investments Paine Webber
    • 1971 - 1973
      Chairman, board directors Chicago Board Trade