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Jess Lawrence Belser, American banker. Vice chairman World Wildlife Fund, 1980-1981; member visiting committee Metropolitan Museum Art, 1979-1983. Served with United States Army, 1943-1946. Member American Society Metals.

Background

Belser, Jess Lawrence was born on November 18, 1924 in Brooklyn. Son of Louis and Mina (Kahane) Belser.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Metallurgy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1952. Postgraduate in advanced management program, Harvard University, 1968.

Career

Manager plant Continental Can Company, 1963-1965, general manager engineering, 1965-1970, general manager division, 1970-1971, vice president division, 1971-1973, vice president group, 1973-1975. Executive vice president The Continental Group, Stamford, Connecticut, 1975-1984. Chief executive officer Jessler Corporation, New York City, 1984-1985.

President and chief executive officer Rothschild Ventures Inc., since 1985. Managing director Rothschild, Inc., consultant 1984-1985.

Membership

Vice chairman World Wildlife Fund, 1980-1981. Member visiting committee Metropolitan Museum Art, 1979-1983. Served with United States Army, 1943-1946.

Member American Society Metals. Clubs: Economics (New York City), Union League (New York City).

Connections

Married Charlotte Helena Furst, June 18, 1948. Children: Steven Michael, Mark David, Douglas Stewart, Ann Leslie.

father:
Louis Belser

mother:
Mina (Kahane) Belser

spouse:
Charlotte Helena Furst

children:
Steven Michael Belser

Mark David Belser

Douglas Stewart Belser

Ann Leslie Belser