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John Sherwood Fleek

investment banker

John Sherwood Fleek, American investment banker. Decorated Croix de guerre. Served as captain Field Artillery, World War I.; Member Investment Bankers Association American (president 1941-1942), Associate Harvard.

Background

Fleek, John Sherwood was born on August 29, 1893 in Newark, Ohio, United States. Son of Henry Sherwood and Fanny (Moore) Fleek.

Education

Graduate Phillips Exeter Academy, 1911. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1915, Master of Business Administration cum laude, 1921.

Career

Associate Hayden, Miller & Company, investment bankers, Cleveland, since 1921, partner since 1926, special partner, since 1950. President Midwest Vessel Corporation, 1936-1943. President Fleek & Son Company of Newark, O., wholesale grocers.

Director Alliance Ware, Inc. Executive manager Victory Fund Committee for Fourth Federal Reserve District, Cleveland, directed 1st and 2d war loan campaigns 1942, 43. Trustee Cleveland Crime Commission, 1927-1947, Cleveland chapter American Red Cross, 1943-1947.

Trustee Cleveland Institute Music, 1925-1930. Trustee, treasurer John Huntington Benevolent Fund.

Membership

Served as captain Field Artillery, World War I. Member Investment Bankers Association American (president 1941-1942), Associate Harvard. Clubs: Union, Tavern, Harvard (Cleveland).

Connections

Married Hester Noyes, July 7, 1921. Children: Henry Sherwood, John Sherwood, Hester.

father:
Henry Sherwood Fleek

mother:
Fanny (Moore) Fleek

spouse:
Hester Noyes

children:
Henry Sherwood Fleek

John Sherwood Fleek

Hester Fleek