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James Mount Nicely, Lebanese association executive. member trust advisory board 1st National City Bank, New York City; Member Council on Foreign Relations, Psi Upsilon, Phi Beta Kappa. Republican.

Background

Nicely, James Mount was born on June 18, 1899 in Beirut, Lebanon. Son of John W. and Helen Nesbit (Mount) Nicely.

Education

Came to American, 1902, parents United States citizens. Graduate Hyde Park High School, 1916. Ph. B University of Chicago, 1920.

Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1923. Doctor of Laws, Wabash College, 1945.

Career

Admitted to the New York bar, 1925, clerk in office Davis, Polk, Wardwell, Gardiner & Reed, New York City, 1924-1927. Vice president Guaranty Trust Company. New York City, 1929-1948.

Vice president First National City Bank, New York City, 1948-1959, senior vice president, 1959-1960. Vice president, treasurer, Ford Foundation, since 1961. Trustee Bank Savings.

Member trust advisory board 1st National City Bank, New York City. Director Hart, Schaffner & Marx, Great American Insurance Company, Munich Management Company, United States & Foreign Securities Corporation Assistant to Rt. Honorary A. B. Purvis and deputy director general British Purchasing Commission, 1940-1941.

Trustee Carnegie Endowment International Peace. O.T.C., Waco, Texas, 1918. Chairman investment committee.

Membership

Member trust advisory board 1st National City Bank, New York City. Member Council on Foreign Relations, Psi Upsilon, Phi Beta Kappa. Republican; Clubs: Century, University (New York).

Connections

Married Katharine Hendrick Terry, September 17, 1927. Children: Judith, Martha, Deborah, Katharine.

father:
John W. Nicely

mother:
Helen Nesbit (Mount) Nicely

spouse:
Katharine Hendrick Terry

children:
Judith Nicely

Martha Nicely

Deborah Nicely

Katharine Nicely