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Claire Suzanne Longden

Claire Suzanne Longden was British financial planner, investment advisor. Named one of Top Planners Nationwide, Money magazine, 1987.

Background

  • Longden, Claire Suzanne was born on June 2, 1938 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. Arrived in the United States, 1964. Daughter of John Stewart and Daisy (Heath) Longden.

  • Education

    • Diploma in private secretary, College Commerce & Technology, Sheffield, 1956. Certified in Finance Planning, College Finance Planning, 1979.

    Career

    • Secretary, Sheffield, 1956-1962. G-4 assistant United Nations/World Health Organization, Geneva, 1962-1964. Private secretary Arthur Wiesenberger, New York City, 1966-1970.

      Vice president Alex Brown & Sons, 1970-1975. 1st vice president Butcher & Singer, 1975-1989. President Claire Longden Associates, Rhinebeck, 1989-1998.

      Adjunct professor finance planning New York University, 1981-1982.

    Works

    • Conference speaker 1980-1986. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Board directors Northern Dutchess Hospital, Rhinebeck, 1989-1998, president, 1995-1996. Board directors Cross River Healthcare, 1997-1998, Northern Dutchess Hospital Foundation, 1997-1999, Wilderstein Preservation, since 2000. Member Certified Fire Protection Specialist (national board directors 1984-1986, founder, New York City chapter 1982-1986, Northeast regional director 1985-1986, board of ethics 1993-1995, Certified Financial Planner of Year 1984), Womens Bond Club New York (president 1982-1984), Institute American Finance Planners (board directors 1983-1985), Registry Finance Planning Practitioners, Rotary (president Rhinebeck chapter 1993-1994).

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, swimming, walking, riding, skiing.

    Connections

    • father: John Stewart Longden
    • mother: Daisy (Heath) Longden
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    Born June 2, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1956
      College Commerce & Technology
    • 1979
      College Finance Planning
    • 1956 - 1962
      Secretary
      Sheffield, United Kingdom
    • 1962 - 1964
      G-4 assistant, United Nations/WHO
      Geneva, Illinois, United States
    • 1966 - 1970
      private secretary, Arthur Wiesenberger
    • 1970 - 1975
      vice president, Alex Brown & Sons
    • 1975 - 1989
      1st vice president, Butcher & Singer
    • 1989 - 1998
      president, Claire Longden Associates
      Rhinebeck, New York, United States

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