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Ronald Faris Young

Ronald Faris Young, American commodities trader.

Background

  • Young, Ronald Faris was born on December 17, 1939 in Schenectady. Son of James Vernon and Dorothy (Girod) Young.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Virginia, 1962. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1966.

    Career

    • Grain trader Continental Grain Company, 1966-1970. President Conti-Commodities, Chicago, 1970. Vice president commodity sales DuPont, Glore Forgan, 1971-1972.

      Self-employed commodity trader Chicago Board Trade, 1972-1978. Independent trader Virginia Trading Company, 1978-1990, president, 1978-1984, deputy chairman, 1984-1989. President Randolph Partners, Ltd., 1983-1991.

      Chairman board Chicago Board Trade, 1978, director, 1975—1977, 1980, 2003.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Board directors Princeton Fund, 1981-1982, Lake Forest Hospital, 1981-1984, Lake Forest Country Day School, 1981-1986. Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1959-1965. Member Racquet Club (board directors 1989-1997), Onwentsia Club (Lake Forest, Illinois, board directors 1981-1990, president 1991-1993), Everglades Club (Palm Beach, Florida), Bath and Tennis Club of Palm Beach (board directors since 2007).

    Connections

    • Married Anne Randolph Kendig, February 23, 1963. Children: Margaret Randolph Reynolds, Anne Corbin Gray.
    • father: James Vernon Young
    • mother: Dorothy (Girod) Young
    • spouse: Anne Randolph Kendig
    • children: Margaret Randolph Reynolds Young
    • Anne Corbin Gray Young
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    Born December 17, 1939
    • 1962
      University Virginia
    • 1966
      Harvard University
    • 1966 - 1970
      Grain trader Continental Grain Company
    • 1970
      president, Conti-Commodities
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1971 - 1972
      vice president, commodity sales DuPont
    • 1972 - 1978
      self-employed commodity trader Chicago Board Trade
    • 1983 - 1991
      president, Randolph Partners
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