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Venture capitalist

Edgar David Aronson, American venture capitalist.


Aronson, Edgar David was born on June 17, 1934 in New York City. Son of Aaron Solomon and Ida Claire (Minevitch) Aronson.


Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1956;Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1962.


Successively trainee, assistant cashier, vice president 1st National Bank of Chicago, 1962-1967. Vice president Republic National Bank of New York, 1968. Trainee Salomon Brothers, New York City, 1968-1969, limited partner, 1970, vice president, 1971-1972, general partner, 1972-1979.

Managing director Salomon Brothers International Ltd., London, 1971-1976. Chairman board Dillon, Read International, 1979-1981. President EDACO, Inc., 1981—2002.

Board directors APL N.V., Curacao, Petrogas Ltd., Hong Kong, Half-Life Oakes & Company, Inc., Panama, Hertford International, N.V., Curacao, Mid-American Energy Holdings Company, Inc., 1982-1999, Avatech Solutions Inc., 2000-2006, Ocean Renewable Power Corporation, Maine, director.



Trustee Lesley College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1981-1984, South St. Seaport Museum, New York, 1996-2002, Marine Military Academy, Harlingen, Texas. Director ORPC Portland Master of Engineering. Board directors Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation, New York City.

Founder National Museum United States Marine Corps. Director, board directors Marine Corps. Heritage Foundation 1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1956-1960, major FMF retired research.

Member Marine Corps Reserve Association, 1st Marine Division Association, Worshipful Company International Bankers (United Kingdom) (freeman), Cruising Association (United Kingdom), Mensa, New York Yacht Club, Bass Harbor Yacht Club (Maine), Harvard Club New York City, Royal Cork Yacht Club (Eire), Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron (Halifax), The Brook (New York City), Annabel's (London).


Married Nancy Carol Pforzheimer, December 23, 1956. Children: Edgar David Junior, Alison C., Edith S., Peter Borrah.

Aaron Solomon Aronson

Ida Claire (Minevitch) Aronson

Nancy Carol Pforzheimer

Edgar David Junior Aronson

Alison C. Aronson

Edith S. Aronson

Peter Borrah Aronson