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Banker

John Walter Larsen, American banker. Certified Public Accountant, New York State. Recipient Silver Beaver, Silver Antelope, Good Scout awards Boy Scouts American, Dean John T. Madden award New York University, 1964, Meritorious Service award New York University Alumni, 1965, National Jewish Hospital at Denver award, 1973, Interfaith Achievement award, 1974, New York University Urban Leadership award, 1977.

Background

Larsen, John Walter was born on September 7, 1914 in New York City. Son of Carl and Ella (Olsen) Larsen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1939; postgraduate, Rutgers University, 1946-1948; postgraduate, Columbia University, 1957.

Career

Clerk, auditor, assistant secretary, treasurer, assistant vice president, North River Savings Bank, 1933-1949; vice president, Bowery Savings Bank, New York City, 1949-1953; vice president, treasurer, Bowery Savings Bank, 1953-1959; executive vice president, treasurer, Bowery Savings Bank, 1959-1961; president, Bowery Savings Bank, 1962-1976; vice Chairman of the Board, Bowery Savings Bank, 1976-1979; trustee, Bowery Savings Bank, 1962-1979. Director United Jersey Banks, Diebold Computer Leasing, Inc. President Citizens Budget Commission, New York City, 1974-1982.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountant, New York State.

Membership

Trustee National Jewish Hospital at Denver, Museum City of New York, Inner-City Scholarship Fund of Roman Catholic Archdiocese New York, Jewish Guild for Blind. Member Region II executive committee Boy Scouts American. Former chairman Haworth, New Jersey Planning Board.

Member Phi Alpha Kappa. Clubs: Union League, Arcola Country.

Connections

Married Eleanor Waterhouse, June 10, 1939. Children: John Walter, Nancy Larsen Farrell, Gregory, Melissa.

father:
Carl Larsen

mother:
Ella (Olsen) Larsen

spouse:
Eleanor Waterhouse

children:
John Walter Larsen

Gregory Larsen

Nancy Larsen Farrell Larsen

Melissa Larsen