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Lawyer , Investment banker

George Addison Newton, American investment banker, lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1937, Missouri 1946. Decorated Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays and Rosette, Emperor of Japan, 1991; recipient C. Fobb award University Colorado, 1955, alumni Recognition award, 1958, named to C Club Hall of Fame, 1968, Silver Annual All American award Sports Illustrated, 1957, Norlin award University Colorado, 1968; University Colorado medal, 1984.


Newton, George Addison was born on April 2, 1911 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of George Addison and Gertrude (Manderson) Newton.


Bachelor of Arts Colorado, 1933. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1936.


Associate, Scott, MacLeish & Falk, Chicago, 1936-1942; partner, G.H. Walker & Company, St. Louis, 1946-1962; managing partner, G.H. Walker & Company, St. Louis, 1962-1972; Chairman, Board Of Directors, Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc., St. Louis, 1972-1982; chairman emeritus, Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc., St. Louis, since 1982; Chief Executive Officer, Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc., St. Louis, 1974-1978.


  • Bar: Illinois 1937, Missouri 1946.


Member board governors Greater St. Louis Community Chest. Member Council on Civic Needs. Board directors Goodwill Industries, since 1963, chairman board directors, 1980-1982.

Board directors University Colorado Improvement Corporation, University Colorado Foundation, St. Louis Conservatory Music. Director development fund University Colorado, 1954-1955, chairman, 1955. Trustee Fontbonne College, 1972-1980, chairman, 1974-1977.

Trustee Governmental Research Institute. Trustee Whitfield School, since 1978, chairman, 1986-1988, 89-90. Major, United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945.

Member Investment Bankers Association American (president 1961), National Association Securities Dealers (governor 1954-1956, vice chairman 1956), Association Stock Exchange Firms (governor 1969-1972), Sales Executives Association (board directors 1955-1960), University Colorado Association Alumni (board directors 1965-1967), Japan-American Society St. Louis (director since 1980, president 1982-1985), The Robert Burns Club of St. Louis (president 1993), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Gamma Delta. Clubs: Racquet (St. Louis), Noonday (St. Louis), St. Louis (St. Louis), Bellerive Country (St. Louis).


Married Mary Virginia Powell, September 18, 1937. Children: George Addison IV, Nancy Ella Newton Shafer, Virginia Powell Newton Jacobi.

George Addison Newton

Gertrude (Manderson) Newton

Mary Virginia Powell

Virginia Powell Newton Jacobi Newton

Nancy Ella Newton Shafer Newton

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