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Michael Charles Shames

Michael Charles Shames, American stock options trading company executive. Registered representative New York Stock Exchange. Member of Planetary Society of America, American Numismatic Association, Train Collectors Association American, Fretted Instrument Guild American (board directors since 1973).

Background

  • Shames, Michael Charles was born on September 15, 1938 in Omaha. Son of Frank Aaron and Anne (Smolowitz) Shames.

  • Education

    • Student, Pace University, 1957—1960. Student, New York Institute of Finance, 1960—1961.

    Career

    • Page reporter New York Stock Exchange, New York City, 1955—1961. Accountant executive Newburger Loeb & Company, 1966—1970. Stock trader Godnick, Inc., 1970—1973.

      President, Chief Executive Officer Master of Commercial Science Options, Inc., Chicago, since 1973. Member New York Futures Exchange, since 1980, Chicago Board Options Exchange, since 1973. With United States Air Force, 1961-1965.

    Major achievements

    • Registered representative New York Stock Exchange.

    Politics

    The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Since righteousness is demanded of God, one needs to know how to receive it. It is received through faith. It is having faith in God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of their ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.

    Membership

    Member of Planetary Society of America, American Numismatic Association, Train Collectors Association American, Fretted Instrument Guild American (board directors since 1973).

    Connections

    • Married Abby Louise Graff Shames, May 21, 1967. 1 child Amanda Anne.
    • father: Frank Aaron Shames
    • mother: Anne (Smolowitz) Shames
    • spouse: Abby Louise Graff Shames
    • child: Amanda Anne Shames
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    Born September 15, 1938
    • 1955 - 1961
      Page reporter New York Stock Exchange
    • 1966 - 1970
      accountant, executive Newburger Loeb & Company
    • 1970 - 1973
      stock trader Godnick
    • 1973
      president, Master of Commercial Science Options
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1973
      Chief Executive Officer, Master of Commercial Science Options
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1973
      member, New York Futures Exchange
    • 1980
      member, New York Futures Exchange
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