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Carl J. White, American investment company executive.


White, Carl J. was born on February 8, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Harold S. and Anna Helene Ida (Schmitt) White.


Bachelor, University South Dakota, 1957.


Personnel assistant Office of secretary United States Department Commerce, Washington, 1957. Staff assistant United States Senator Karl E. Mundt, 1960. Member staff public relations department The Chase Manhattan Bank, New York City, 1960-1962.

Staff assistant public relations department Union Service Corporation, 1963-1965, assistant secretary, 1965-1966, corporation secretary, 1966-1980, J. & W. Seligman & Company Incorporated, New York York City, since 1980, director office services, since 1981. Company secretary Seligman Common Stock Fund, Inc., since 1966, Seligman Growth Fund, since 1966, Seligman Income Fund, Inc., since 1966, Tri-Continental Corporation, since 1966, Union Data Service Center, Inc., since 1966, Seligman Capital Fund, Inc., since 1969, Seligman Cash Management Fund, Inc., since 1976, Liberty Cash Management Fund, Inc., since 1980, Seligman Securities, Inc., since 1980, J. & W. Seligman & Company Ventures, Inc., since 1981, Seligman Communications and Information Fund, Inc., since 1982, J. & W. Seligman Trust Company, since 1983, Seligman Tax Exempt Fund Series, Inc., since 1983, Seligman California Tax-Exempt Fund Series (name changed to Seligman Tax-Exempt Series Trust 1990), since 1984, Seligman Frontier Fund, Inc., since 1984, Seligman High Income Fund Series, since 1984, J.& W. Seligman Valuations corporation, 1985-1989, Seligman Pennsylvania Tax-Exempt Fund Series, since 1986, Seligman Mutual Benefit Portfolios, Inc., since 1987, Seligman New Jersey Tax-Exempt Fund Inc., since 1988, Seligman Select Municipal Fund Inc., since 1989.


  • Other Work

    • Columnist, Salem (South Dakota) Special, 1954-1956. Author: (with Ross L. Muir) Over the Long Term. The story of J. & W. Seligman & Company, 1964.

      Editor, Penny Bank Post magazine, 1979-1990.


Assistant sergeant-at-arms Republican National Convention, San Francisco, 1956. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1958-1960. Member American Society Corporation Secretaries Inc., South Dakota State History Society, United States Capitol History Society, Alpha Tau Omega Clubs: Still Bank Collectors of America (director 1976-1990, vice president 1976-1978, president 1978-1980), European Money Bank Collectors.

Lodges: Masons.


Married Linda G. Centrone, July 28, 1978.

Harold S. White

Anna Helene Ida (Schmitt) White

Linda G. Centrone