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Harvey Schwamm

banker

Harvey Schwamm, American banker. Recipient Knights of Pythias Marc Antony annual award, 1941. Member nat. advising committee United States Senate Banking and Currency Committee; Served as major United States Army, 1942-1944.; Member international (United States council), United States, New York, United States-Mexican (director,; Mason.

Background

Schwamm, Harvey was born on October 26, 1904 in New York City. Son of Moritz and Dora (Eckstein) Schwamm.

Education

Real estate broker, operator, 1919-1930. Senior partner Half-Life Schwamm & Company, underwriters, distbrs. state and municipal bonds, 1930-1942. President, Chairman of the Board National Bronx Bank, New York City, 1944-1950.

President American Trust Company. New York City, 1950-1954, chairman of the board of directors, since 1957. Director of Bronx Board Trade.

Career

Partner Half-Life Schwamm & Company, underwriters, distbrs. President American Trust Company. New York City, 1950-1954, chairman of the board of directors, since 1957.

Bankers Association, Pan American Society United States, Consular Law Society (honorary. Delegate Republican Convention State New York 1951.

Membership

Member nat. advising committee United States Senate Banking and Currency Committee. Served as major United States Army, 1942-1944. Member international (United States council), United States, New York, United States-Mexican (director.

Mason.; Clubs: Lotos, National Republican, Manhattan, Economic, Bankers, Saints and Sinners (New York City).

Connections

Married Lillian Tverskoi, March 14, 1924. Children: Jay Marc, Judith Dawn.

father:
Moritz Schwamm

mother:
Dora (Eckstein) Schwamm

spouse:
Lillian Tverskoi

children:
Jay Marc Schwamm

Judith Dawn Schwamm