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Richard Allen Melville

Richard Allen Melville, American investment company executive.

Background

  • Melville, Richard Allen was born on September 15, 1932 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles Raymond and Vera Alice (Brooks) Melville.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, 1954. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1959.

    Career

    • Counsel United States State Department, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 1959-1963. Vice president Irving Trust Company, New York City, 1963-1970. President, Chief Executive Officer Allied Bank Group, 1970-1983.

      Director Fiduciary Trust International, 1984-1987. Chairman board Alexander, Andrews & Peters, Hong Kong, 1988—2005. Chief international advisor State Commission for Reform of the Economy, Government of People's Republic of China, Beijing, since 1993.

      Consultant Government of State of Cambodia, 1991-1993.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    President Round Top Center for Arts, since 2002. Director American Lighthouse Foundation. Trustee Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1979-1985, Bates College, 1976-1990.

    Advisory council Hopkins-Nanjing Center, China, 1981-1990, Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, 1978-1990. With Military District of Washington, 1955-1956. Member Council on Foreign Relations.

    Personality

    Interests

    Bicycling, tennis, writing.

    Connections

    • Married Maria-Angela Garcia-Martinez, June 15, 1963. Children: Thomas Alexander, Andrew Michael, Charles Peter.
    • father: Charles Raymond Melville
    • mother: Vera Alice (Brooks) Melville
    • spouse: Maria-Angela Garcia-Martinez
    • children: Thomas Alexander Melville
    • Andrew Michael Melville
    • Charles Peter Melville
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    Died January 1, 2005
    (aged 72)
    Nationality
    • 1954
      Bates College
    • 1959
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1959 - 1963
      Counsel, United States State Department
      Phnom Penh, Phnum Penh, Cambodia
    • 1963 - 1970
      vice president, Irving Trust Company
    • 1970 - 1983
      president, Allied Bank Group
    • 1970 - 1983
      Chief Executive Officer, Allied Bank Group
    • 1984 - 1987
      director, Fiduciary Trust International
    • 1988 - 2005
      chairman, board Alexander
      Hong Kong