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John Arthur Kley, American banker. Recipient Leffinqwell medal, 1960.


Kley, John Arthur was born on October 24, 1921 in Jericho, New York, United States. Son of John and Annie (Upton) Kley.


Graduate, Graduate School Banking, Rutgers University, 1952. B.P.S., Pace University, 1974.


With Washington Irving Trust Company (and successor County Trust Company), White Plains, New York, 1937-1976, assistant treasurer, assistant vice president, vice president, 1947-1957, executive vice president, 1957-1960, president, 1960-1972, chairman board, 1972-1976. Vice president Bank New York Company, 1968-1974, vice chairman, 1974-1977. Director Bank of New York, 1973-1977.


Past chairman board trustees, trustee emeritus Westchester Community College. Past president, chairman Westchester Community College Foundation. Past president Legal Aid Society West County.

Past chairman board regents Stonier Graduate School Banking, Rutgers University Served from private to major United States Army Air Corps, 1942-1946. Lieutenant colonel Reserve, United States Air Force, 1946-1951. Member American Bar Association (committee on mechanization of check handling, chairman technical committee 1954-1964, New York State Bankers Association (president 1969-1970), Imperial Golf Club (Naples), Whippoorwill Club (Armonk, New York ).


Married Florence Elizabeth Cannon, September 1, 1945 (deceased April 1983). 1 daughter, Martha Anne. Married Edna C. Dornhoefer, June 1984 (divorced June 1987).

Married Lorelei W. Lasecki. April 1989.

John Kley

Annie (Upton) Kley

Florence Elizabeth Cannon

Edna C. Dornhoefer

Lorelei W. Lasecki. April 1989.