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Investment adviser

Danforth Killips was American investment adviser. Bar: Illinois 1947. Board directors Colorado Springs chapter American Red Cross, 1958-1960, Colorado Springs Young Men’s Christian Association, 1958-1960, Vascular Disease Research Foundation, Chicago, since 1964; advisory board Chicago Salvation Army, 1966-1973. Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1941-1945. Member Sigma Chi, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

Killips, Danforth was born on October 22, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Andrew F. and Ruth D. (Patrick) Killips.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Law., Northwestern University, 1941. Bachelor of Laws, Northwestern University, 1947.

Career

With firm, Seago, Pipin, Bradley & Vetter, Chicago, 1946-1948;with firm, Parker & Carter, Chicago, 1948-1952;vice-president, director, Looart Press, Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1952-1960;director, Looart Press, Inc., 1968-1983;with, Growth Research, Inc., Chicago, 1960-1969;vice president, Growth Research, Inc., 1961;president, Growth Research, Inc., 1961-1969;also director. Director, Growth Industry Shares, Inc., Chicago, 1960-1977;vice president, Growth Industry Shares, Inc., 1962-1976;investment manager, William Blair & Company, Chicago, 1969-1973.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1947.

Membership

Board directors Colorado Springs chapter American Red Cross, 1958-1960, Colorado Springs Young Men’s Christian Association, 1958-1960, Vascular Disease Research Foundation, Chicago, since 1964. Advisory board Chicago Salvation Army, 1966-1973. Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1941-1945.

Member Sigma Chi, Phi Delta Phi. Clubs: Literary (Chicago). Ancient and Secret Order of Quiet Birdmen.

Connections

Married Leslie Parker, April 5, 1947. Children: Bruce Danforth, John Mitchell.

father:
Andrew F. Killips

mother:
Ruth D. (Patrick) Killips

spouse:
Leslie Parker

child:
Bruce Danforth Killips

child:
John Mitchell Killips