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Grant Keehn

investment banker.

Grant Keehn, American investment banker. Served from major to colonel Army of the United States, 1942-1945; Member Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Delta Phi.


Keehn, Grant was born on October 11, 1900 in Kenilworth, Illinois, United States. Son of George Washington and Jeannette Sophronia (Shipman) Keehn.


Children—Dorka, Fruzsina. Bachelor of Arts, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1921. Master of Business Administration, Harvard, 1923.

Doctor of Laws, Hamilton College, 1972.


With Goldman Sachs and Company, 1923-1931. Partner, 1931; independent financial consultant. Vice president Kelsey Hayes Wheel Corporation, Detroit, 1932-1933.

Officer, director Equity Corporation (and associate companies), 1934-1938. Partner Grant Keehn & Company, 1939-1942. Vice president 1st National Bank City New York, 1945-1950, executive vice president, 1950-1955, director, 1951-1955.

Executive vice president 1st National City Bank New York, 1955-1958. Senior vice-president, director Equitable Life Assurance Society United States, 1958-1964, president, director, 1964-1967, vice Chairman of the Board, director, 1967-1969, chairman finance committee, director, 1965-1971. Limited partner Goldman Sachs & Company.

New York City, 1971-1983. Trustee Hamilton College, 1948-1983, chairman, 1963-1969. Trustee New York Public Library.


Served from major to colonel Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Delta Phi. Clubs: Harvard (New York City), Links (New York City), New York Athletic (New York City).


Married Marjorie Elliott Burchard, July 30, 1923 (deceased.; married Veronika Marietta Rona, March 31, 1962. Children: Nora, Gretchen, Silas.

George Washington Keehn

Jeannette Sophronia (Shipman) Keehn

Marjorie Elliott Burchard

Veronika Marietta Rona

Nora Keehn

Gretchen Keehn

Silas Keehn