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John Allmond Shane

John Allmond Shane, American venture capitalist.


  • Shane, John Allmond was born on February 22, 1933 in Buffalo. Son of Herman Edward and Margaret (Gulick) Shane.

  • Education

    • AB cum laude, Princeton University, 1954. Master of Business Administration with distinction, Harvard University, 1960.


    • Research assistant Harvard Business School, Allston, Massachusetts, 1960-1961. Senior vice president American Research and Development Corporation, Boston, 1961-1972. President Palmer Service Corporation, Woburn, Massachusetts, since 1972.

      Board directors ABT Associates, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Architect Communications Group Inc., Westborough, Massachusetts, Dowden Public Company, Montvale, New Jersey, Eastern Bank, Lynn, Massachusetts, Overland Data Inc., San Diego, Summa Four Inc., Manchester, New Hampshire, United Asset Management Corporation, Boston. Trustee The New England Funds.


    • Co-author: Plastics as Building Construction Materials, 1960.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Treasurer, executive committee Belmont Hill School, Belmont, Massachusetts. Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1957-1993. Member Member The Country Club (Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts), Somerset Club (Boston) (executive committee since 1990), Mill Reef Club (Antigua, West Indies) (president 1989-1992), Essex County Club (Manchester, Massachusetts), Harvard Club of Boston, Princeton Club of New York.



    Competetive tennis.


    • Married Nancy Megowen, August 1, 1959. Children: Lee Anne, Christopher Allmond, Nancy Tucker.
    • father: Herman Edward Shane
    • mother: Margaret (Gulick) Shane
    • spouse: Nancy Megowen
    • children: Lee Anne Shane
    • Christopher Allmond Shane
    • Nancy Tucker Shane
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    Born February 22, 1933
    • 1954
      Princeton University
    • 1960
      Harvard University
    • 1960 - 1961
      Research assistant, Harvard Business School
      Allston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1961 - 1972
      senior, vice president American Research and Development Corporation
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1972
      president, Palmer Service Corporation
      Woburn, Massachusetts, United States