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Madelon Devoe Talley

Madelon Devoe Talley, American writer, investment consultant. Aspen Institute fellow, 1983, Woodrow Wilson Institute teaching fellow, Princeton, New York, since 1983.


  • Talley, Madelon Devoe was born on February 21, 1932 in New York City. Daughter of Raymond Forsyth and Madeline (Fagon) De Voe.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Sarah Lawrence College, 1977. Postgraduate, Columbia School International Affairs, 1979.


    • Director advisors American Women's Economic Development, New York City, 1977-1978. Director investing Compt.' General’ s Office, New York State, 1979-1982. Vice president management, director international investment Dreyfus Сorporation.

      Chairman asset management, managing director Rothschild, Inc., 1982-1987. Writer, investment consultant, since 1984. Trustee Shearson-Lehman Special Funds, New York City, since 1986, William Polk Carey Corporation Property Incorporated, New York York City, 1987, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Albany, since 1988.

      Board.dirs. Biocraft Laboratories, Inc., Elmwood Park, New Jersey.


    • Author: (non-fiction) Career Hang Gliding, 1986, The Passionate Investors, 1987, also articles.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member New York State Industrial Cooperative Council, since 1983, support group for Compt. E. Regan, New York City, since 1984, New York State Committee for Re-election of the President, 1984, Center Park Conservancy, New York City, 1984-1989. Member Finance Women's Association, Economic Club (trustee 1983-1985) Women's Economic Roundtable, University Club New York City, Committee of 200, Doubles Club.





    • Married Truman MacDonald Talley. Children: Melanie, MacDonald, Marina.
    • father: Raymond Forsyth Voe
    • mother: Madeline (Fagon) De Voe
    • spouse: Truman MacDonald Talley
    • children: Melanie Talley
    • MacDonald Talley
    • Marina Talley
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    Born February 21, 1932
    • 1977
      Sarah Lawrence College
    • 1979
      Columbia School International Affairs
    • 1977 - 1978
      Director, advisors American Women's Economic Development
    • 1979 - 1982
      director, investing Compt.'s Office
    • 1982 - 1987
      chairman, Rothschild
    • 1982 - 1987
      managing director, Rothschild
    • 1984
    • 1984
      investment consultant
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