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Donald Leo Lucas

Donald Leo Lucas, American investor.


  • Lucas, Donald Leo was born on March 18, 1930 in Upland, California, United States. Son of Leo J. and Mary G. (Schwamm) Lucas.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Stanford University, 1951. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1953.


    • Associate corporation finance department Smith, Barney & Company, New York City, 1956-1959. General, limited partner Draper, Gaither & Anderson, Palo Alto, California, 1959-1966. Private investor Menlo Park, since 1966.

      Board director Cadence Design Systems, San Jose, California, Oracle Corporation, Redwood Shores, California, Vimicro Corporation, Beijing, 51job Inc., Shanghai, Dexcom, Inc., San Diego.


    Member board regents Bellarmine College Preparatory, 1977-2002. Regent emeritus University Santa Clara, since 1980. 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1953-1955.

    Member American Council Capital Formation (director), Stanford University Alumni Association, Stanford Graduate School Business Alumni Association, Order of Malta, Stanford Buck Club, Menlo Circus Club (Atherton, California), Bighorn Country Club, California, Zeta Psi.


    • Married Lygia de Soto Harrison, July 15, 1961(deceased). Children: Nancy Maria Lucas Thibodeau, Alexandra Maria Lucas Ertola, Donald Alexander Lucas.
    • father: Leo J. Lucas
    • mother: Mary G. (Schwamm) Lucas
    • spouse: Lygia de Soto Harrison
    • children: Nancy Maria Lucas Thibodeau Lucas
    • Alexandra Maria Lucas Ertola Lucas
    • Donald Alexander Lucas
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    Born March 18, 1930
    • 1951
      Stanford University
    • 1953
      Stanford University
    • 1956 - 1959
      Associate, corporation finance department Smith
    • 1966
      private investor Menlo Park