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John D. Macomber

investment company executive

John D. Macomber, American investment company executive. 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1952-1954. Member Links (New York City), River Club (New York City), Union Club (New York City), Metropolitan (Washington).

Background

Macomber, John D. was born on January 13, 1928 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of William Butts and Elizabeth Currie (Ranlet) Macomber.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1950;Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1952.

Career

He was a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Co. until 1973 and Chairman and CEO of Celanese Corporation until 1986. Mr. Macomber is also Chairman of the Council for Excellence in Government, Rand McNally and Company, and Vice Chairman of the Atlantic Council. He has retired from serving on the Board of Directors of Lehman Brothers, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, The Brown Group, Inc., Chase Manhattan Bank, RJR Nabisco, Pilkington Ltd., and Xerox Corporation.

Macomber graduated from Phillips Academy, Yale University in 1950, and Harvard Business School in 1952.

Membership

First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1952-1954. Member Links (New York City), River Club (New York City), Union Club (New York City), Metropolitan (Washington).

Connections

Married Caroline Morgan, October 21, 1955. Children: Janet Morgan, Elizabeth Currie, William Butts World War II.

father:
William Butts Macomber

mother:
Elizabeth Currie (Ranlet) Macomber

spouse:
Caroline Morgan

children:
Janet Morgan Macomber

Elizabeth Currie Macomber

William Butts World War II Macomber