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Thomas William Lane Cameron

Thomas William Lane Cameron, American investment company executive.

Background

  • Cameron, Thomas William Lane was born on February 19, 1927 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Percy G. and Mary W.D. (Mitchell) Cameron.

  • Education

    • AB cum laude, Harvard, 1948. Master of Business Administration, Harvard, 1951.

    Career

    • With sales department Procter & Gamble, Boston, 1951-1953. With Hopper, Soliday, & Company, Inc., Philadelphia, 1953—1986, partner, since 1961, president, 1966-1972, chairman, 1972-1983. Director Hopper, Soliday & Company, Inc., 1983-1986.

      Senior vice president Interstate/Johnson Lane, Johns Island, South Carolina, 1986—1999. Chairman Sovereign Investors Inc., 1979-1991. Vice chairman John Hancock Sovereign Investors, 1991-1996.

      Chairman Cameron & Associates, Inc., 1999—2008, Rising Dividend Growth Fund, since 2004. Chairman Philadelphia-Baltimore-Washington Stock Exchange, 1970-1974, board governors, 1963-1975. Chairman Dividend Growth Advisers, since 2004.

    Membership

    Board managers Franklin Institute, 1970-1990, chairman, 1978-1981. Board directors Holling Cancer Center, Medical University South Carolina, 1992—2002. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946.

    Member of Waynesborough Country (Paoli, Pennsylvania) (president 1965-1967). Harvard (Philadelphia) (president 1965-1966), Harvard Business School (Philadelphia) (president 1962-1964).

    Connections

    • Married Carol Louise Soliday, June 17, 1950. Children: Helen Delone.
    • father: Percy G. Cameron
    • mother: Mary W.D. (Mitchell) Cameron
    • spouse: Carol Louise Soliday
    • child: Helen Delone Cameron
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    Born February 19, 1927
    Nationality
    • 1948
      Harvard
    • 1951
      Harvard
    • 1951 - 1953
      With sales department Procter & Gamble
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1953 - 1986
      with Hopper
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1979 - 1991
      chairman, Sovereign Investors Incorporated
    • 1983 - 1986
      director, Hopper
    • 1986 - 1999
      senior, vice president Interstate/Johnson Lane
      Johns Island, South Carolina, United States
    • 1991 - 1996
      vice chairman, John Hancock Sovereign Investors
    • 1999 - 2008
      chairman, Cameron & Associates
    • 2004
      chairman, Cameron & Associates
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