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Burton Erhard Sorensen

Burton Erhard Sorensen was American investment banker. Served to corporal United States Marine Corps, 1951-1953, Korea. Member City Midday Club (New York City), Morris County Golf Club (Covent, New Jersey), Grandfather Golf and Country Club (Linville, North Carolina), The Sanctuary Golf Club (Sanibel Island, Florida).

Background

  • Sorensen, Burton Erhard was born on October 28, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Soren Kirsten and Christine (Petersen) Sorensen.

  • Education

    • Student, Northwestern University, 1949. Bachelor, Wheaton College, 1955.

    Career

    • Vice president Kidder, Peabody & Company, New York City, 1956-1971. Vice president Goldman, Sachs & Company, 1972-1976, partner, 1977-1984. Chief executive officer, chairman Lord Securities Corporation, 1984-1996.

      Retired, 1996

      Director Provident Companies, Inc., Chattanooga, Tennessee, Servicemaster Industries Inc.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Served to corporal United States Marine Corps, 1951-1953, Korea. Member City Midday Club (New York City), Morris County Golf Club (Covent, New Jersey), Grandfather Golf and Country Club (Linville, North Carolina), The Sanctuary Golf Club (Sanibel Island, Florida).

    Connections

    • Married Linda Graf, August 28, 1954 (divorced 1970). Children: Debra, Jack, Peter, Janice. Married France Elizabeth Pepinger, December 28, 1972.
    • father: Soren Kirsten Sorensen
    • mother: Christine (Petersen) Sorensen
    • spouses: Linda Graf
    • France Elizabeth Pepinger
    • children: Debra Sorensen
    • Jack Sorensen
    • Peter Sorensen
    • Janice Sorensen
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    Born October 28, 1929
    Nationality
    • 1949
      Northwestern University
    • 1955
      Wheaton College
    • 1956 - 1971
      Vice president, Kidder
    • 1972 - 1976
      vice president, Goldman
    • 1984 - 1996
      chief executive, Lord Securities Corporation
    • 1984 - 1996
      chairman, Lord Securities Corporation
    • 1996
      retired