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Stephen Edward O'Neil

Stephen Edward O'Neil, American lawyer, investor. Bar: New York 1958. Trustee, Whitney Museum American Art. Member American Bar Association, Association Bar City New York, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • O'Neil, Stephen Edward was born on September 28, 1932 in New York City. Son of Edward Francis and Ethel (Cooney) O'N.

  • Education

    • AB cum laude, Princeton University, 1954. Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Harvard University, 1957.

    Career

    • Associate Cravath, Swaine & Moore, 1957-1968. Vice president, general counsel, director City Investing Company, New York City, 1968-1972, executive vice president, 1972-1975, president insurance and energy, 1975-1978, president, 1978-1980, vice chairman, 1980-1981. Private investor New York City, since 1981.

      Board directors Brown-Forman Corporation, Castle Convertible Fund, Syntro Corporation, Inc., Novacare, Inc., The Alger Funds.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1958.

    Membership

    Trustee, Whitney Museum American Art. Member American Bar Association, Association Bar City New York, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Katharine Thomas, May 7, 1960 (divorced 1987). Children: Margaret, Stephen, Charles. Married Louise A. Westergaard, May 26, 1989.
    • father: Edward Francis O'N.
    • mother: Ethel (Cooney) O'N.
    • spouses: Katharine Thomas
    • Louise A. Westergaard
    • children: Margaret O'Neil
    • Stephen O'Neil
    • Charles O'Neil
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    Born September 28, 1932
    Nationality
    • 1954
      Princeton University
    • 1957
      Harvard University
    • 1957 - 1968
      Associate, Cravath
    • 1968 - 1972
      vice president, City Investing Company
    • 1968 - 1972
      general counsel, City Investing Company
    • 1968 - 1972
      director, City Investing Company
    • 1981
      private investor New York City
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