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Alexander Plutarch Papamarkou

Alexander Plutarch Papamarkou, Greek, British, American stockbroker, investment banker. Syracuse University scholar, 1950; Athanassiades Foundation fellow, Athens, 1950-1952, Davella Mills Foundation fellow, 1950-1952, Junior fellow Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, 1950-1952.


  • Papamarkou, Alexander Plutarch was born on February 8, 1930 in Athens, Greece. Came to the United States, 1948. Naturalized, 1986. Son of Plutarch and Margot (Leschziner) Papamarkou.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Syracuse University, 1950. Master in Public Affairs, Princeton University, 1952. Postgraduate, London School of Economics, 1961.


    • Director class I Ministry of Industry, Athens, 1955-1957. Producer British Broadcaster Service Overseas, London, 1957-1961. Stockbroker Robert Timpson & Company, New York City, 1961-1962, G.H. Walker & Company, New York City, 1963-1965, White, Weld & Company, New York City, 1965-1967.

      Vice president international division Oppenheimer & Company, New York City, London, 1967-1975. 1st vice president E.F. Hutton & Company, New York City, Geneva, London, 1975-1982. President Papamarkou & Company, New York City, from 1982.

      Board directors Wheatland Corporation, New York City, Fitzwilton Corporation, Dublin, Ireland, Global Asset Management United States of America, London.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Greek Orthodox


    Member Christopher Columbus Presidential Commission, Washington, since 1987. Vice chairman international council United States Information Agency, Washington, since 1986. Member advisory committee cultural affairs, City of New York, since 1986.

    President Papamarkou Foundation, New York City, since 1987. Member chairman's council Metropolitan Museum Art, Rockefeller University. Member president's council Sloane-Kettering Memorial Hospital.

    Co-chairman board regents Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Treasurer Youth and Renewal Fund of Britain. With Royal Hellenic Army, 1954-1955.

    Member National Association Security Dealers, Executive Council Foreign Diplomats, Metropolitan Club (New York City), University Club (New York City), New York Athletic Club, Lyford Cay Club.



    Languages, classical music, theater, travel.


    • father: Plutarch Papamarkou
    • mother: Margot (Leschziner) Papamarkou
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    Born February 8, 1930
    Died April 23, 1998
    (aged 68)
    • 1950
      Syracuse University
    • 1952
      Princeton University
    • 1961
      London School Economics
    • 1955 - 1957
      Director, class I Ministry of Industry
      Athens, New York, United States
    • 1957 - 1961
      producer British Broadcaster Service Overseas
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1961 - 1962
      stockbroker, Robert Timpson & Company
    • 1963 - 1965
      stockbroker, Robert Timpson & Company
    • 1965 - 1967
      stockbroker, Robert Timpson & Company
      White, Georgia, United States
    • 1967 - 1975
      vice president, international division Oppenheimer & Company
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1975 - 1982
      1st vice president, E.F. Hutton & Company
      Geneva, Illinois, United States
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