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Edward Ward Franklin

Edward Ward Franklin, American international investment consultant, lawyer, actor. Bar: New York 1951.

Background

  • Franklin, Edward Ward was born on September 23, 1926 in New York City. Son of Albert Ward and Edith (Meyers) Franklin.

  • Education

    • AB magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1947. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1950.

    Career

    • Associate Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, New York City, 1950-1956. General counsel New York Air Brake Company, 1956-1967, vice president international and legal, 1962-1967. Vice president, general counsel General Signal Corporation, New York City, 1967-1980, secretary, 1969-1980, senior vice president, 1980-1983, vice chairman, 1983-1985.

      Chairman board Hamworthy Hydraulics, Ltd., Poole, England. Director Holborn International Portfolio Managers, Partners Fund, Inc., Pacus Ventures Ltd., Chase NBW Bank.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1951.

    Membership

    Life governor, trustee New York Presbyterian Hospital, Trinity Episcopal Schools Сorporation. Chairman board trustees Gracie Square Hospital, New York City. Member AEA, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Association Bar City of New York, The Players, Knickerbocker Club, Harvard Club (New York City), Misquamicut Club (Watch Hill, Rhode Island), Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Joan Rice, August 25, 1956. Children– Caroline, Melissa, Edward Ward.
    • father: Albert Ward Franklin
    • mother: Edith (Meyers) Franklin
    • spouse: Joan Rice
    • children: Caroline Franklin
    • Melissa Franklin
    • Edward Ward Franklin
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    Born September 23, 1926
    Nationality
    • 1947
      Harvard University
    • 1950
      Harvard University
    • 1950 - 1956
      Associate, Cadwalader
    • 1967 - 1980
      vice president, General Signal Corporation
    • 1967 - 1980
      general counsel, General Signal Corporation
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