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John Adams Wing

financial services executive

John Adams Wing, American financial services executive. Bar: Virginia 1963, District of Columbia 1965, Illinois 1968. Board directors Illinois Institute of Technology, Risk Management Center Chicago With United States Army, 1958-1960. Member Illinois Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, Illinois State Chamber of Chamber (board directors capital fund).

Background

Wing, John Adams was born on November 9, 1935 in Elmira, New York, United States. Son of Herbert Charles and Clara Louise (Stewart) Wing.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Economics, Union College, 1958;Bachelor of Laws, George Washington University, 1963.

Career

Financial analyst Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1960-1963, trial attorney, 1963-1966. Assistant to president Investors Diversified Services, Inc., Minneapolis, 1966-1967. Vice president, general counsel A.G. Becker & Company, Chicago, 1968-1971, senior vice president, 1971-1974.

President A.G. Becker & Company, also director, 1974-1980. President, then chief executive officer & chairman Chicago Corporation (acquired by Algemene Bank Nederland AMRO N. American Inc. in 1996), 1981-1998. Executive director Center of Law and Finance Markets Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, since 1998.

Board directors Chicago Board Options Exchange, American Mutual Life.

Achievements

  • Bar: Virginia 1963, District of Columbia 1965, Illinois 1968.

Membership

Board directors Illinois Institute of Technology, Risk Management Center Chicago With United States Army, 1958-1960. Member Illinois Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, Illinois State Chamber of Chamber (board directors capital fund). Clubs: Chicago, Economics, Civic, Mid-Day, Bond, Saddle & Cycle.

Connections

Married Joan Cook Montgomery, June 19, 1964. Children: Lloyd Montgomery, Elizabeth Montgomery, Mary Ellen.

father:
Herbert Charles Wing

mother:
Clara Louise (Stewart) Wing

spouse:
Joan Cook Montgomery

children:
Lloyd Montgomery Wing

Elizabeth Montgomery Wing

Mary Ellen Wing