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Cyrus A. Ansary, American investment company executive, lawyer. Bar: Maryland 1959, District of Columbia 1960, Virginia 1961; certified in French civilization University Paris, 1966.


Ansary, Cyrus A. was born on November 20, 1933 in Shoraz, Oram. Son of A. Russell and Jamali (Mostmand) Ansary.


Bachelor of Science, American University, 1955. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1958.


Private practice, Washington, 1959-1972;senior partner firm, Ansary, Kirkpatrick and Rosse, 1964-1972;Chairman of the Board, Industry Reports, Inc., Washington, 1960-1972;organizer, 1st Chairman of the Board, president, Woodland National Bank, Alexandria, Virginia, 1963-1967;lecturer, School Business Administration, American U., 1967-1971;Chairman of the Board, Finance dynamics corporation, Washington, 1967-1972;Chairman of the Board, Campbell Music Company, Washington, 1968-1972;Chairman of the Board, John L. Lindstrom and Associations, Inc., Washington, 1962-1986;president, IK Investment A.G., Zurich, Switzerland, 1974-1979;president, Investment Superior vena cava syndrome International Company, Washington, since 1973;chairman, MACO Bancorp Maryland., Washington, since 1988. Chairman, Board Of Directors Elizabeth Broadcasting Company. Board directors 1st American Bank Maryland., Silver Springs, Maryland., 1981-1988, Potomac Asset Management Company, Washington, Accumetric, Inc., Elizabethtown, Kentucky, 1983-1988, Caspian Enterprises, 1st Federal Savings Bank Indiana, Merrillville.

Washington Mutual Investments Fund.


  • Bar: Maryland 1959, District of Columbia 1960, Virginia 1961. Certified in French civilization University Paris, 1966.


Trustee American U., since 1968, Chairman of the Board, since 1982. Trustee International Law Institute,1976-1988, Wolf Trap Foundation, Vienna, Virginia, 1977-1982, Krupp Foundation, Essen, Germany, 1977-1979, Washington Opera Society, 1982-1989. Director Metalurgica Campo Limpo Limitada, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1976-1980, Fried Krupp GmbH, Essen, 1975-1979.

President Ansary Foundation, Washington, since 1983. Director Growth Fund Washington, since 1985, American Funds Tax-Exempt Series I, Washington, since 1986. With United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1959-1963.

Member Washington Society Investment Analysts, Economic Club of Washington, National Press Club, Metropolitan Club (Washington), Chevy Chase Country Club (Bethesda), Rotary.


Married Janet C. Hodges, August 1, 1970. Children: Douglas C., Pary Ann, Jeffrey C., Bradley C.

A. Russell Ansary

Jamali (Mostmand) Ansary

Janet C. Hodges

Douglas C. Ansary

Pary Ann Ansary

Jeffrey C. Ansary

Bradley C. Ansary