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William Harris Hazen

William Harris Hazen, American finance executive, lawyer. Bar: New York 1959. Member board overseers Bowdoin College, 1981-1993, president, 1992-1993, trustee, since 1993. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1952-1955, Korea. Member Heights Casino Club, New York Yacht Club, The Anglers' Club of New York.

Background

  • Hazen, William Harris was born on January 6, 1931 in Salem, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Julius Elijah and Dorothy (Harris) Hazen.

  • Education

    • AB, Bowdoin College, 1952. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1958.

    Career

    • With firm Pell, Butler, Hatch, Curtis & LeViness, New York City, 1959-1961. Executive assistant and assistant counsel to New York superintendent banks, 1962-1964. With J.W. Seligman & Company, New York City, 1964-1968, partner, 1969-1980, member managing committee, 1981-1996, managing director, from 1981.

      President, chief executive officer Seligman Securities, Inc., 1981-1983, 89-93, J. & W. Seligman Trust Company, 1983-1995. Vice president Seligman Mutual Funds, 1969-1981, Tri-Continental Corporation, New York City, 1969-1981.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1959.

    Religion

    Denomination: Congregationalist

    Membership

    Member board overseers Bowdoin College, 1981-1993, president, 1992-1993, trustee, since 1993. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1952-1955, Korea. Member Heights Casino Club, New York Yacht Club, The Anglers' Club of New York.

    Connections

    • Married Judith Ettl, February 22, 1959. Children: Cordelia, Alexes.
    • father: Julius Elijah Hazen
    • mother: Dorothy (Harris) Hazen
    • spouse: Judith Ettl
    • children: Cordelia Hazen
    • Alexes Hazen
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    Died October 5, 2001
    (aged 70)
    Nationality
    • 1952
      Bowdoin College
    • 1958
      Harvard University
    • 1959 - 1961
      With firm Pell
      Butler, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1962 - 1964
      executive, assistant and assistant counsel to New York superintendent banks
    • 1964 - 1968
      with J.W. Seligman & Company
    • 1981 - 1983
      president, officer Seligman Securities
    • 1981 - 1983
      chief executive, officer Seligman Securities
    • 1983 - 1995
      president, officer Seligman Securities
    • 1983 - 1995
      chief executive, officer Seligman Securities
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