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Peter Herbert Shipman

Peter Herbert Shipman, American financial communications executive. Served to captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1957-1960. Member Psi Upsilon.

Background

  • Shipman, Peter Herbert was born on August 25, 1934 in London, Canada. Came to United States, 1940, naturalized, 1954. Son of Gerald Totten and Cora Fern (Foster) Shipman.

  • Education

    • AB, Dartmouth College, 1956. Postgraduate, General Motors Institute, 1957.

    Career

    • With General Motors Corporation, Detroit, 1956-1957, Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, San Francisco, 1960-1965, New York City, 1965-1969. Senior vice president, director William D. Witter, Inc., 1969-1976. Executive director Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1976-1977.

      Senior vice president, director Kuhn Loeb & Company Inc., since 1977. Executive vice president, director Blyth Eastman Dillon & Company, Inc., since 1978. President, director American Banker-Bond Buyer Incorporated, New York York City, 1978-1985.

      Chairman, chief executive officer In Finet, Inc. division International Thomson Organization, Inc., since 1985. Director Newman Communications, Gabelli Group, Inc., Autex Systems, Inc.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Served to captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1957-1960. Member Psi Upsilon. Clubs: Shenorock Shore (Rye, New York ). Board Room (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Joan Chessman, June 16, 1962. Children: Julie, James, Jerrold.
    • father: Gerald Totten Shipman
    • mother: Cora Fern (Foster) Shipman
    • spouse: Joan Chessman
    • children: Julie Shipman
    • James Shipman
    • Jerrold Shipman
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    Born August 25, 1934
    Nationality
    • 1956
      Dartmouth College
    • 1957
      General Motors Institute
    • 1956 - 1957
      With General Motors Corporation
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1960 - 1965
      With General Motors Corporation
      Merrill, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1965 - 1969
      With General Motors Corporation
    • 1969 - 1976
      senior, William D. Witter
    • 1969 - 1976
      director, William D. Witter
    • 1976 - 1977
      executive, director Securities and Exchange Commission
      Washington, United States
    • 1977
      senior, Kuhn Loeb & Company Incorporated
    • 1977
      director, Kuhn Loeb & Company Incorporated
    • 1978
      executive, Blyth Eastman Dillon & Company
    • 1978
      director, Blyth Eastman Dillon & Company
    • 1978 - 1985
      president, American Banker-Bond Buyer Incorporated
    • 1978 - 1985
      director, American Banker-Bond Buyer Incorporated
    • 1985
      chairman, ational Thomson Organization
    • 1985
      chief executive, ational Thomson Organization
    • 1985
      Incorporated division Intern, ational Thomson Organization
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