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Solon P. Patterson

Solon P. Patterson, American investment counselor. Chartered finance analyst, chartered investment counselor. Named Atlanta's Outstanding Young Man of Year in Business, Atlanta Junior Chamber of C., 1968.


  • Patterson, Solon P. was born on November 11, 1935 in Atlanta. Son of Pete George and Frances (Marinos) Patterson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Emory University, 1957. Master of Business Administration, Emory University, 1958.


    • Security analyst, portfolio manager Piedmont Advisory Corporation, New York City, 1958-1962. Investment counselor Montag & Caldwell, Atlanta, 1962-1973, president, chief executive officer, 1973-1984, also chairman, since 1977. Trustee, chairman finance committee Gammon Theological Seminary, Atlanta.

    Major achievements

    • Chartered finance analyst, chartered investment counselor.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Greek Orthodox


    Member Regional Board National Conference of Christians and Jews. Board visitors Wake Forest (North Carolina) Babcock Graduate School Management. Member Georgia Chamber of Commerce, National Association Business Economists, Atlanta Economics Club (president 1974-1975), Atlanta Society Finance Analysts (president 1968-1969), Finance Analysts Federation (chairman 1977-1978), Society International Business Fellows.

    Clubs: Commerce, Piedmont Driving (Atlanta). Lodges: Rotary.


    • Married Marianna Reynolds, October 29, 1960. Children: John Solon, Joseph Peter.
    • father: Pete George Patterson
    • mother: Frances (Marinos) Patterson
    • spouse: Marianna Reynolds
    • children: John Solon Patterson
    • Joseph Peter Patterson
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    Born November 11, 1935
    • 1957
      Emory University
    • 1958
      Emory University
    • 1958 - 1962
      Security analyst, Piedmont Advisory Corporation
    • 1958 - 1962
      portfolio manager, Piedmont Advisory Corporation
    • 1962 - 1973
      investment counsel, or Montag & Caldwell
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa