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De Coursey Fales

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De Coursey Fales, American banker. Club: New York Yacht (treasurer, past commodore).

Background

Fales, De Coursey was born on June 1, 1888 in Saranac Lake Village, New York, United States. Son of Haliburton and Margaret Ketchum (Corse) Fales.

Education

Graduated from St. Paul’s School, 1907. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1911. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1914.

Doctor of Commercial Science, New York University, 1959.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1914. Member firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, 1929-1941. President New York Bank for Savings, 1941-1959, Chairman of the Board, 1957-1959, trustee, since 1941.

Trustee National Realty Investors. Director Fidelity-Phoenix Insurance Company President, 23d St. Association, 1954-1958. Treasurer to trustees Gramercy Park, since 1954.

Chairman planning board Bedminster, New Jersey, since 1960. Chairman advising committee sailing United States Naval Academy Donor Fales Collection, a Library of Literature, to New York University, 1957. Board of managers, chairman investment fund committee Seamen’s Church Institute Honorary member United States Naval Academy Sailing Squadron.

Membership

Club: New York Yacht (treasurer, past commodore).

Connections

Married Dorothy Mildred Mitchell, June 2, 1917. Children: DeCoursey, Haliburton, Timothy.

father:
Haliburton Fales

mother:
Margaret Ketchum (Corse) Fales

spouse:
Dorothy Mildred Mitchell

children:
DeCoursey Fales

Haliburton Fales

Timothy Fales