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Jerry Neville Jordan, American Investment company executive. Served to First lieutenant Army of the United States, 1951. Member Royal Society Arts, Phi Beta Kappa.


Jordan, Jerry Neville was born on June 15, 1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Clarence L. and Helen (Wagner) Jordan.


Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1949;Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1951.


With, N.W. Ayer & Son, Inc., Philadelphia, 1953-1966;vice president, N.W. Ayer & Son, Inc., 1960-1966;assistant to president, N.W. Ayer & Son, Inc., 1963-1966;vice president, market research, American Airlines, New York City, 1966-1967;vice president advertising, American Airlines, 1967-1968;vice president passenger sales, American Airlines, 1968-1969;vice president marketing planning, American Airlines, 1969-1970;vice president market and schedule development, American Airlines, 1970;president subsidiary, Reservations World, 1970-1971;vice president corporate planning, Reservations World, 1971-1973;president, Thomas Cook & Son, Inc., 1973-1976;executive vice president, Ayer, Inc., New York City, 1976-1981;chair, Ayer International, 1981-1991;general partner, Jordan Partners, LP, since 1991.


Served to 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1951. Member Royal Society Arts, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Sky (New York City).

Greenwich (Connecticut) Country, Boulders (Carefree, Arizona), Frenchman's Creek (Palm Beach Gardens, Florida), Old Greenwich Yacht. Skytop (Cresco, Pennsylvania).


Married Barbara Claire Moore, September 12, 1953 (deceased November 1987). Children: Mark, Elizabeth, Douglas. Married Jean Anne Knieste, October 27, 1990.

Clarence L. Jordan

Helen (Wagner) Jordan

Barbara Claire Moore

Jean Anne Knieste

Mark Jordan

Elizabeth Jordan

Douglas Jordan