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E. Packer Wilbur

investment company executive

E. Packer Wilbur, American investment company executive.


Wilbur, E. Packer was born on September 9, 1936 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. Son of E. Packer and Elizabeth (Wells) Wilbur.


Bachelor, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1959. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1965.


Cons., McKinsey & Company Inc., New York City, 1964-1967;director corporation planning, American Express Company. New York City, 1967-1969;vice president, Van Alstyne Noel & Company. New York City, 1969-1970;executive vice president, director, member Executive Committee, Newburger Loeb & Company Inc., New York City, 1970-1973;president, Evangelical Presbyterian Wilbur & Company, Inc., Southport, Connecticut, since 1973;president, Southport Finance Corporation, since 1986.

Chairman of the Board Criterion Management, Inc., Lafayette, Indiana, Trend Management, Inc., Tampa, Florida, Fairfield Advisors, Inc., Southport, EPW Securities, Inc., Southport. General partner Grandland Realty Associates, Embankment Properties Ltd., London, Autumn Woods Associates, others. Former allied member New York.Stock Exchange.


  • Contributor articles to finance journals.


Board directors Winthrop Corporation, Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, Wakeman Memorial Boys/Girls Club, Southport, Greater Bridgeport Junior Hockey League, Pequot Library., Southport, Northfield-Mount Hermon School, Massachusetts, Charter Revision Commission, Harbor Management Commission, Fairfield, Connecticut. Member dean's council John F. Kennedy School Govt Harvard University, member board Institute Social and Economic Policy in Middle East. Member dean's international council Harris School Public Policy Studies University Chicago.

Member of Royal Victorian Aeronautical Club, Royal Northern Yacht Club (Scotland), Yale Club (New York City), Country Club Fairfield, Pequot Running Club (Southport, founder), Pequot Yacht Club (Southport).


Married Laura Mary Ferrier, September 17, 1965. Children: Alison Mary Thompson, Andrew Packer, Gillian Elizabeth Stratmann.

E. Packer Wilbur

Elizabeth (Wells) Wilbur

Laura Mary Ferrier

Alison Mary Thompson Wilbur

Andrew Packer Wilbur

Gillian Elizabeth Stratmann Wilbur