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James Clayton Baird

James Clayton Baird, American portfolio manager. Board directors Hinsdale (Illinois) Police Pension Board, since 1988; member finance committee Joliet (Illinois) Diocese, since 1989. Member Investment Analyst Society, Association Investment Management & Research, Angler's Club Chicago (past president), Salt Creek Club (past president), River Club.

Background

  • Baird, James Clayton was born on September 2, 1936 in St. Joseph, Missouri, United States. Son of James Clayton and Kathryn Lucille (Hill) Baird.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Nebraska, 1958. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1969.

    Career

    • Trainee Household, International, Chicago, 1958-1960. Broker Goldman, Sachs & Company, 1960-1965. Institutional sales manager Kidder, Peabody & Company Inc., 1965-1970, sales manager international New York City, 1971-1973.

      Institutional equity sales professional William Blair & Company, Chicago, 1973-1974. Equity block trading professional Salomon, Inc., 1974-1976. Vice president Kidder, Peabody & Company, Inc., 1976-1994.

      1st vice president Robert W. Baird & Company, since 1995.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board directors Hinsdale (Illinois) Police Pension Board, since 1988. Member finance committee Joliet (Illinois) Diocese, since 1989. Member Investment Analyst Society, Association Investment Management & Research, Angler's Club Chicago (past president), Salt Creek Club (past president), River Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fly fishing, platform tennis, tennis, golf, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Gloria Marie McCormick, January 30, 1965. Children: John Stephen, Stephanie Elizabeth, Jeffrey Clayton.
    • father: James Clayton Baird
    • mother: Kathryn Lucille (Hill) Baird
    • spouse: Gloria Marie McCormick
    • children: John Stephen Baird
    • Stephanie Elizabeth Baird
    • Jeffrey Clayton Baird
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    Born September 2, 1936
    Nationality
    • 1958
      University Nebraska
    • 1969
      University Chicago
    • 1958 - 1960
      Trainee, ational
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1958 - 1960
      Intern, ational
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1960 - 1965
      broker, Goldman
    • 1965 - 1970
      institutional sales manager, Kidder
    • 1973 - 1974
      institutional equity sales professional William Blair & Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      equity block trading professional Salomon
    • 1976 - 1994
      vice president, Kidder
    • 1995
      1st vice president, Robert W. Baird & Company
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