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Thomas Richards Coolidge

Thomas Richards Coolidge, American finance executive. Bar: New York 1963. Founder, board directors, vice chairman Neighborhood Committee on Asphalt Green, 1969-1992; trustee Vincent Astor Foundation, 1972-1998, director Sala, Inc., 1974-1977. Lieutenant Armored Field Artillery United States Army, 1955-1957. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Association Bar City New York.

Background

  • Coolidge, Thomas Richards was born on January 29, 1934 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Harold Jefferson and Helen Carpenter (Isaacs) Coolidge.

  • Education

    • AB cum laude, Harvard University, 1955. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1960.

    Career

    • Associate Carter, Ledyard & Milburn, New York City, 1960-1968, partner, 1968-1974. President Diebold Group, Inc. (consultant), 1974-1975.

      Senior vice president Parsons & Whittemore, Inc., 1975-1982. Principal Stenbeck Group, 1982-1988. President Coolidge & Company, Inc., since 1982.

      President, Chief Executive Officer Finn Sugar United States, Inc., Schaumberg, Illinois, 1988-1989. Founder, chair, Chief Executive Officer BioNebraska, Lincoln, 1989—2001. Director Sandvik, Inc., 1972-1982.

      Founder, Chief Executive Officer Jefferson Pharmaceuticals, LLC, since 2003.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1963.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Founder, board directors, vice chairman Neighborhood Committee on Asphalt Green, 1969-1992. Trustee Vincent Astor Foundation, 1972-1998, director Sala, Inc., 1974-1977. Lieutenant Armored Field Artillery United States Army, 1955-1957.

    Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Association Bar City New York.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Lane Freiberg, May 8, 1965. Children: Laura Jefferson (deceased), Anne Richards, Thomas Lawrence.
    • father: Harold Jefferson Coolidge
    • mother: Helen Carpenter (Isaacs) Coolidge
    • spouse: Susan Lane Freiberg
    • children: Laura Jefferson Coolidge (deceased)
    • Anne Richards Coolidge
    • Thomas Lawrence Coolidge
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    Born January 29, 1934
    Nationality
    • 1955
      Harvard University
    • 1960
      Harvard University
    • 1960 - 1968
      Associate, Carter
    • 1972 - 1982
      director, Sandvik
    • 1974 - 1975
      president, )
    • 1974 - 1975
      Incorporated (consultant, )
    • 1975 - 1982
      senior, vice president Parsons & Whittemore
    • 1982 - 1988
      principal Stenbeck Group
    • 1982
      president, Coolidge & Company
    • 1988 - 1989
      president, Finn Sugar United States
      Illinois, United States
    • 1988 - 1989
      Chief Executive Officer, Finn Sugar United States
      Illinois, United States
    • 1989 - 2001
      founder
      Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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