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investment company executive

Hans Howard Estin was Czech investment company executive. Decorated Knight, Order of Crown, Belgium, 1983, Order of Leopold, Belgium, 1990; named Honorary Consul of Belgium at Boston, 1970-1990.


Estin, Hans Howard was born on September 8, 1928 in Prague, Czech Republic. Came to the United States, 1941, naturalized, 1946.


Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1949;Doctor of Laws, Merrimac College, 1972;Doctor of Laws, Boston University, 1977.


Vice chairman, president, chairman board Harbor National Bank, Boston, 1964-1967. Vice chairman North America Management Corporation, 1974—2004, vice chairman emeritus, 2004—2010. Trustee Putnam Group Mutual Funds, 1972-2001.


Trustee New England Aquarium. Chairman of the board of trustees Boston University, 1969-1976. Member corporation Massachusetts General Hospital, Schepens Eye Research Institute.

Board overseers Boys and Girls Clubs Boston, Inc. First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1951-1955. Member Somerset Club (Boston), Essex County Club (Manchester, Massachusetts).


Married Martha McCormick, October 1990 (deceased April 2006). Children from previous marriage: Hilary Parker, Alexandra Howard. Stepchildren: Sargent L. Goodchild, Junior, Abigail Goodchild, McKay Goodchild.

Martha McCormick

Sargent L. Goodchild Estin

Junior Estin

Abigail Goodchild Estin

McKay Goodchild Estin