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John Adams Wing

John Adams Wing, American financial services executive. Bar: Virginia 1963, District of Columbia 1965, Illinois 1968. Board directors Illinois Institute of Technology, Risk Management Center Chicago With United States Army, 1958-1960. Member Illinois Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, Illinois State Chamber of Chamber (board directors capital fund).

Background

  • Wing, John Adams was born on November 9, 1935 in Elmira, New York, United States. Son of Herbert Charles and Clara Louise (Stewart) Wing.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Economics, Union College, 1958. Bachelor of Laws, George Washington University, 1963.

    Career

    • Financial analyst Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1960-1963, trial attorney, 1963-1966. Assistant to president Investors Diversified Services, Inc., Minneapolis, 1966-1967. Vice president, general counsel A.G. Becker & Company, Chicago, 1968-1971, senior vice president, 1971-1974.

      President A.G. Becker & Company, also director, 1974-1980. President, then chief executive officer & chairman Chicago Corporation (acquired by Algemene Bank Nederland AMRO N. American Inc. in 1996), 1981-1998. Executive director Center of Law and Finance Markets Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, since 1998.

      Board directors Chicago Board Options Exchange, American Mutual Life.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Virginia 1963, District of Columbia 1965, Illinois 1968.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Board directors Illinois Institute of Technology, Risk Management Center Chicago With United States Army, 1958-1960. Member Illinois Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, Illinois State Chamber of Chamber (board directors capital fund). Clubs: Chicago, Economics, Civic, Mid-Day, Bond, Saddle & Cycle.

    Connections

    • Married Joan Cook Montgomery, June 19, 1964. Children: Lloyd Montgomery, Elizabeth Montgomery, Mary Ellen.
    • father: Herbert Charles Wing
    • mother: Clara Louise (Stewart) Wing
    • spouse: Joan Cook Montgomery
    • children: Lloyd Montgomery Wing
    • Elizabeth Montgomery Wing
    • Mary Ellen Wing
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    Born November 9, 1935
    Nationality
    • 1958
      Union College
    • 1963
      George Washington University
    • 1960 - 1963
      Financial analyst, Securities and Exchange Commission
      Washington, United States
    • 1966 - 1967
      assistant, to president Investors Diversified Services
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1968 - 1971
      vice president, A.G. Becker & Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1968 - 1971
      general counsel, A.G. Becker & Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1974 - 1980
      president, A.G. Becker & Company
    • 1974 - 1980
      also director, A.G. Becker & Company
    • 1981 - 1998
      president, officer & chairman Chicago Corporation (acquired by Algemene Bank Nederland AMRO N. American Incorporated in 1996)
    • 1981 - 1998
      then chief executive, officer & chairman Chicago Corporation (acquired by Algemene Bank Nederland AMRO N. American Incorporated in 1996)
    • 1998
      executive, director Center of Law and Finance Markets Illinois Institute of Technology
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
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