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Peter Richard Coneway

Peter Richard Coneway, American private equity firm executive, former ambassador. Outstanding Young Texas Ex award, 1983, University Texas Board Regents, Distinguished Alumnus award, University Texas, 2003.


  • Coneway, Peter Richard was born on April 13, 1944 in Cleveland. Son of Albert Earl and Clara Laroux (Durham) Coneway.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, 1966. Postgraduate, University Hong Kong, 1967. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1969.


    • Advisory director Goldman, Sachs & Company, Dallas, 1969—1975, in institutional sales, 1969-1975, vice president, resident manager Houston, 1975-1978, partner, 1978—1992, managing director equity division Tokyo, 1987—1988. United States ambassador to Switzerland & Liechtenstein United States Department State, Bern, 2006—2009. Managing director Riverstone Holdings LLC, Houston, since 2009.


    Government is ordained by God to reward good and to punish evil.


    Holy Scripture always has been the authoritative and trustworthy guide for knowing and serving the God who is revealed as Creator, Savior and Advocate.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Responsibility for parenting is to encourage social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families in order that every member may be assisted toward complete personhood.


    Chairman Stanford Business School Trust, since 1983. Trustee Houston Ballet Foundation, since 1983, Museum Fine Arts, since 1983. Board dirs, chairman, board visitors University Tex M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

    Allied member New York Stock Exchange. Member Houston Chamber of Commerce Chamber (board directors). Clubs: River Oaks (Houston), Coronado (Houston).


    • Married Marsella Lynn Martin, July 29, 1967. Children: Natalie, Cecile.
    • father: Albert Earl Coneway
    • mother: Clara Laroux (Durham) Coneway
    • spouse: Marsella Lynn Martin
    • children: Natalie Coneway
    • Cecile Coneway
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    Born April 13, 1944
    (age 73)
    • 1966
      University Texas
    • 1967
      University Hong Kong
    • 1969
      Stanford University
    • 1969 - 1975
      Advisor, y director Goldman
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1969 - 1975
      Advisor, y director Goldman
    • 2006 - 2009
      United States ambassador, to Switzerland & Liechtenstein United States Department State
      Bern, Switzerland, Switzerland
    • 2009
      managing director, Riverstone Holdings Limited Liability Company
      Houston, Texas, United States
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