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Elliott Averett

banker.

Elliott Averett, American banker. Decorated Purple Heart, Silver Star medal.

Background

Averett, Elliott was born on January 6, 1918 in Chatham, New Jersey, United States. Son of Elliott and Martha (Snead) Averett.

Education

Student, Harvard Bus.

Career

With Bank of New York, 1940-1982, assistant treasurer, 1949-1952, assistant vice president, 1952-1956, vice president, 1956-1963, head nat. department, 1958-1963, executive vice president, 1963-1966, chairman credit committee, 1963-1966, senior executive vice president, 1966-1968, chief commercial banking officer, 1966-1967, chief administrative officer, 1967-1973, president, 1968-1974, chief Executive officer, 1973-1981, Chairman of the Board, 1974-1982, also director. Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, director Bank of New York Company, Inc. Chairman, director Bank of New York International Inc.

Centennial Insurance Company, Louisiana Land & Exploration Company. Trustee Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company. Member of New York State Advisory Committee on Commercial Bank Supervision, 1965-1967.

Membership

Member Life Saving Benevolent Association New York, Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. Member trustees committee New York Community Trust, 1969-1974. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1941-1946, European Theatre of Operations.

Member Association Reserve City Bankers, Robert Morris Associates, New York, Clearing House Association, Economics. Club New York, American Institute Banking (chairman advisory council New York chapter 1976-1983), American Bureau Shipping, International Chamber of Commerce (United States council). Clubs: Chicago.

Connections

Married Julia Bancroft Fletcher, December 12, 1947. Children: Elliott III, Thomas Hamlett, Julia Hall.

father:
Elliott Averett

mother:
Martha (Snead) Averett

spouse:
Julia Bancroft Fletcher

children:
Elliott III Averett

Thomas Hamlett Averett

Julia Hall Averett