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John Randolph Fell

investment banker

John Randolph Fell, American investment banker. Decorated Commendation medal with gold star, American, Asiatic-Pacific (4 stars), Philippine (2 stars) campaign medals, Presidential Unit Citation with 3 stars; two United States Navy commendation ribbons with gold star.


Fell, John Randolph was born in 1911 in Port Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Ruckman and Dorothy Randolph Fellow.


Student Aiken Preparatory School, 1924, St. Pauls School, Concord, N.H., 1929.


Partner Lehman Brothers, New York City, since 1940. Director, president William Associates, Inc. Vice president and director Colorado-Western Pipeline Company.

Director Trans-Canada Pipe Lines, Ltd., Monterey Oil Corporation, Texas Pacific Coal & Oil Company.


Member executive committee, board managers Home for Incurables. Served as Lieutenant (junior grade) to commander, United States Navy Reserve, 1941-1945, commander Naval Aviation. Member American Legion, Aviation Commandery of Naval Order of the United States.

Clubs: The Brook, India House, Links, Links Golf, Madison Square Garden, Meadow Brook, National Golf Links of America, Piping Rock, Racquet and Tennis, Southampton (New York City).


Married Josephine Laimbeer, December 7, 1931. Children: John Ruckman, Natalie Lee.

John Ruckman

Dorothy Randolph Fell

Josephine Laimbeer

John Ruckman Fell

Natalie Lee Fell