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David Wittmer Hunter, American security brokerage executive. Recipient Yale Aurelian award, 1946.


Hunter, David Wittmer was born on August 11, 1928 in Pittsburgh. Son of Frank H. and Josephine (Wittmer) Hunter.


Bachelor cum laude, Amherst College, 1950. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1952.


Partner,, McKelvy & Company, 1954-1969;executive vice president, Chief Executive Officer, Parker/Hunter, Inc., 1969-1971;president, Chief Executive Officer, Parker/Hunter, Inc., 1971-1978;chairman, chief Executive officer, Parker/Hunter, Inc., 1978-1983;Chairman of the Board, Parker/Hunter, Inc., 1983-1990;Chairman of the Board, Hunter Associations, Inc., since 1992. Board directors Lockhart Iron & Steel, Pittsburgh, Fidelity Guard Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc., Pittsburgh, Kiene Diesel Accessories, Addison, Illinois, Mestek, Inc., Justifacts, United States Tool and Die.


President Richland Youth Foundation, 1968-782. Board directors Better Business Bureau, 1967-1974, Pittsburgh Public Theater, president, 1984-1985, Pittsburgh-Allegheny County chapter American Red Cross chairman 1973-1976, 89-92, chairman national convention, 1985, Algor, Inc., 1993, Minority Capital Foundation, West Penn American Automobile Association, also chairman. Trustee, vice chairman Shady Side Academy, 1965-1975, 87-90.

President Enterprise & Education Foundation, since 1987, former director and vice chairman. Corporation board directors North Hills Passavant Hospital With Army of the United States, 1952-1954. Member Investment Bankers Association (president Western Pennsylvania group 1970, chairman Mid-Atlantic group 1972), Securities Industry Association (governor 1973-1978, chairman board directors 1977, chairman governing council 1978, trustee economic education since 1978, member SIA Economic Education Found), National Association Securities Dealers Inc.

(board governors 1984-1987, chairman board governors 1986-1987), Finance Analysts Federation, Chi Psi, Securities Industry Association, Duquesne Club. Clubs: Bond (Pittsburgh), Harvard-Yale-Princeton (Pittsburgh), Harvard Business School (Pittsburgh). University, Butler Country, Rolling Rock.


Married Mary Louise Clark, July 26, 1952. Children: Peter C., Susan E., David Wittmer.

Frank H. Hunter

Josephine (Wittmer) Hunter

Mary Louise Clark

Peter C. Hunter

Susan E. Hunter

David Wittmer Hunter