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Richard Fottrell Shelton

Richard Fottrell Shelton, Philippine, American investment executive. Decorated Air medal with 2 oak leaf clusters.

Background

  • Shelton, Richard Fottrell was born on May 23, 1929 in Cebu, Philippines. Son of Edward Mason and Emily (Fottrell) Shelton.

  • Education

    • AB, Stanford University, 1950.

    Career

    • Account executive Merrill Lynch, Pierce Fenner & Smith, 1954-1963. Branch manager, then regional partner Paine, Webber, Jackson & Curtis, Inc., San Francisco, 1963-1971, senior vice president, division director, 1972-1982, also director. General partner, then senior vice president, managing director Hambrecht & Quist, 1982-1985.

      President California Investment Trust Fund Group, San Francisco, since 1985.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    President board trustees Children's Cancer Research Institute, San Francisco, 1980-1982, Katherine Burke School, 1976-1978. President The Guardsmen, 1964-1965. Treasurer board trustees Santa Catalina School, 1982-1985.

    Commissioner Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, since 1987, Asian Art Museum Foundation, since 1987. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1950-1954. Member Burlingame Country Club (Hillsborough, California), Pacific-Union Club, Bohemian Club, Kappa Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Nan Dodson, 1955 (divorced 1962). Children: Leslie, Anita. Married Patricia Brooks, 1964 (deceased 1968).

      1 child, Celia; married Sydney Walton, 1973 (deceased 1994). Stepchildren: Suzanne, Peter, Jenny.
    • father: Edward Mason Shelton
    • mother: Emily (Fottrell) Shelton
    • spouses: Nan Dodson
    • Patricia Brooks
    • Sydney Walton
    • children: Leslie Shelton
    • Anita Shelton
    • Celia Shelton
    • Suzanne Shelton
    • Peter Shelton
    • Jenny Shelton
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    Born May 23, 1929
    Nationality
    • 1950
      Stanford University
    • 1954 - 1963
      Account executive, Merrill Lynch
    • 1963 - 1971
      branch manager, Paine
      Webber, Kansas, United States
    • 1963 - 1971
      then regional partner, Paine
      Webber, Kansas, United States
    • 1982 - 1985
      general partner, Hambrecht & Quist
    • 1982 - 1985
      then senior, Hambrecht & Quist
    • 1982 - 1985
      managing director, Hambrecht & Quist
    • 1985
      president, California Investment Trust Fund Group
      San Francisco, California, United States
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