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John Melior Stevens

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John Melior Stevens, British banker. Decorated Distinguished Service Order, officer Order British Empire, Territorial Decoration, knight commander Order St. Michael and St. George.

Background

Stevens, John Melior was born on November 7, 1913 in London, England. Son of Courtenay and Melior Frances (Barker) Stevens.

Education

Student Winchester (England) College, 1926-1932.

Career

Admitted as solicitor, 1937. Adviser Bank England, 1946-1954, executive director, 1957-1965, director, since 1968. Director European department International Monetary Fund, Washington, 1954-1956.

Economics minister British embassy, Washington, also executive director International Monetary Fund and International Bank Reconstrn. and Development, 1965-1967. Managing director Morgan Grenfell & Company Ltd., 1967-1972, chairman, 1972-1973. Director Suez Finance Company, British Bank Middle East, British Petroleum Company Ltd.

Membership

Member Council Foreign Bondholders. Member general advisory council British Broadcasting Corporation, 1963-1964. Fellow University College London, 1968, treasurer, 1970-1973.

Member of council Exeter U., 1971. High sheriff, County London, 1964. Served to colonel British Army, 1939-1945.

Connections

Married Frances Anne Hely Hutchinson, 1940. Children: Jane Frances, Mary Anne Victoria, John Christopher Courtenay.

father:
Courtenay Stevens

mother:
Melior Frances (Barker) Stevens

spouse:
Frances Anne Hely Hutchinson

children:
Jane Frances Stevens

Mary Anne Victoria Stevens

John Christopher Courtenay Stevens