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financial planner , Investment advisor

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


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.


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


Secretary, Sheffield, 1956-1962;G-4 assistant, United Nations/World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 1962-1964;private secretary, Arthur Wiesenberger, New York City, 1966-1970;vice president, Alex Brown & Sons, New York City, 1970-1975;1st vice president, Butcher & Singer, New York City, 1975-1989;president, Claire Longden Associations, Rhinebeck, New York, since 1989. Adjunct Professor finance planning New York University, 1981-1982.


  • Other Work

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


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).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, swimming, walking, riding, skiing.


John Stewart Longden

Daisy (Heath) Longden