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Larson Merrill Powell

Larson Merrill Powell, American investment advisory service executive.


  • Powell, Larson Merrill was born on March 8, 1932 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Harry LeRoy and Elsie Madeline (Larson) Powell.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard University, 1954. Attended, Columbia University Law School, 1957—1959.


    • News editor, reporter Boston Daily Globe, 1954, 1956—1957. Security analyst Moody's Investor Service, New York City, 1959—1962, regional manager, 1964—1967, vice president, 1967—1968. President institutional investment management division Anchor Corporation, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1968—1970.

      President Reserve Research, Ltd., New York City, since 1971, Powell Publications Corporation, New York City, 1980—1988. With Army of the United States, 1954-1956.


    • Editor, public Powell Monetary Analyst, since 1971, Powell Gold Industry Guide and International Mining Analyst, since 1976, Powell Alert, 1980-1988.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Board managers W. Side branch Young Men’s Christian Association of Greater New York, 1970—1979, member-at-large citywide board, 1976—1979. Chairman men's committee American Museum Natural History, 1970—1972. Member Boro of Manhattan Community Planning Board 7, 1966—1969.

    Board directors Children's Home of Portland, 1986—1992, Sweetser Children's Services, since 1988. President Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum, since 1994. Board directors Episcopal Camp and Conference Center, 1978—1980.

    Fellow: Finance Analysts Federation. Member: New York Society Security Analysts, International Society Finance Analysts, Cumberland Club (Portland, Maine).


    • Married Anne C. Millett, December 8, 1956 (divorced October 1993). Children: Larson Merrill, Anne Coleman, Miles Sloan.
    • father: Harry LeRoy Powell
    • mother: Elsie Madeline (Larson) Powell
    • spouse: Anne C. Millett
    • children: Larson Merrill Powell
    • Anne Coleman Powell
    • Miles Sloan Powell
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    • 1954
      Harvard University
    • 1954
      News editor
    • 1956 - 1957
      News editor
    • 1959 - 1962
      security analyst, Moody's Investor Service
    • 1968 - 1970
      president, institutional investment management division Anchor Corporation
      Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
    • 1971
      president, Reserve Research
    • 1980 - 1988
      president, Reserve Research
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