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businessman , executive

Frank Taylor Cary was business executive. Member visiting committee Harvard University John F Kennedy School Government; honorary trustee Brookings Institution Served with Army of the United States, 1944-1946. Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, Business Council (honorary), Clove Valley Rod and Gun Club, Wee Burn Country Club, Blind Brook Club, New York Yacht Club, Everglades Club, Ocean Club of Florida.

Background

Cary, Frank Taylor was born on December 14, 1920 in Gooding, Idaho, United States. Son of Frank Taylor and Ida Cary.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1943. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1948.

Career

With, International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, 1948-1983;president, International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, 1971-1973;Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, 1973-1983;chairman of the executive committee, International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, 1979-1985;also board directors, International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, 1971-1991;member of advisory board, International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, since 1991. Board directors Celgene Corporation, Capital Cities/ABC, Inc., DNA Plant Technology, Inc., ICOS Corporation, Lexmark International, Inc., Lincare, Inc., Teltrend Inc., Texaco, Inc. Member board counselors Bechtel Group, Inc.

County mgmt.advisers Dean Witter Reynolds Inc. Member investment committee Massachusetts Institute of Technology, regulatory advising committee New York Stock Exch., United States advisory board SpencerStuart.

Achievements

  • His most notable accomplishment was recognizing that the Personal Computer was going to be an emerging product category that could ultimately be a threat to IBM.

Membership

Member visiting committee Harvard University John F Kennedy School Government. Honorary trustee Brookings Institution Served with Army of the United States, 1944-1946. Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, Business Council (honorary), Clove Valley Rod and Gun Club, Wee Burn Country Club, Blind Brook Club, New York Yacht Club, Everglades Club, Ocean Club of Florida.

Connections

Married Anne Curtis, 1943. Children: Marshall, Bryan, Steven, Laura Cary King.

father:
Frank Taylor

mother:
Ida Cary

spouse:
Anne Curtis

child:
Marshall Cary

child:
Bryan Cary

child:
Steven Cary

child:
Laura Cary King Cary