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Investment banker

Harold Marshall Finley, American Investment banker.


Finley, Harold Marshall was born on February 24, 1916 in McConnelsville, Ohio, United States. Son of Harry Marshall and Kate (Cotton) Finley.


Bachelor of Science cum laude, Northwestern University, 1933. Bachelor's Degree cum laude, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1944. Postgraduate, University Chicago, 1949.

Doctor of Laws, Lincoln Memorial University, 1975. Doctor of Humane Letters, Lakeland College, 1990. Doctor of Laws, Lewis University, 1995.

Doctor of Humane Letters, Muskingum College, 1997.


Vice president, Chicago Title and Trust Company, 1963-1976; senior vice president, Burton J. Vincent, Chesley & Company, Chicago, 1976-1984; senior vice president, Prescott, Ball & Turben, Chicago, 1984-1992; senior vice president, Kemper Securities, 1992-1994; 1st vice president, Howe Barnes Investments, Chicago, since 1994.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Everybody's Guide to the Stock Market, 1956, 59, 65, 68, The Logical Approach to Successful Investing, 1971. Columnist Market Trends, Chicago Today, 1961-1974, Chicago Tribune, 1974-1981.


Trustee Chicago Boys and Girls Club. Active Lockport Township High School Board Education, 1961-1964. Trustee Alice Lloyd College, Chicago Theological Seminary, Kobe College, Lewis University.

Trustee Lincoln Memorial University, chairman, 1981-1999. Trustee Scholl College Podiatric Medicine, 1986-1996, Science and Arts Academy, 1994-1999. Treasurer Illinois Humane Society, 1986-1999.

Member Investment Analysts Society Chicago, Chartered Finance Analysts, Transportation Securities Club Chicago, Delta Sigma Pi. Clubs: University (Chicago), Rotary (Chicago) (president 1978-1979).


Married Jean Rowley, September 19, 1943. 1 child, Robert W.

Harry Marshall Finley

Kate (Cotton) Finley

Jean Rowley

Robert W. Finley