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Joseph Leslie Ryons

investment banker.

Joseph Leslie Ryons, American investment banker. Member Security Traders’ Association (president 1941-1942), National Association Security Dealers (1st v. chairman 1949), Investment Bankers’ Association Delta Theta.; Mason.

Background

Ryons, Joseph Leslie was born on February 18, 1902 in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. Son of William B. and Myrtle M. (Lyon) Ryons.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Nebraska, 1924. Student Law School George Washington University.

Career

Junior), Sally (Mistress William H. Irving). With the bonding department of the Harris Trust & Savings Bank, 1925-1927, First Securities Company (later known as Security-First Company), 1927-1934. Joined Pacific Company of California, Los Angeles, 1934, executive vice president, 1943-1951, company merged with Lester & Company, 1951, forming present partnership Lester, Ryons & Company, member of New York, Los Angeles stock exchanges, associate member American Stock Exchange, now managing partner.

Director Great Basins Petroleum Company Chairman American-Korean Foundation, Los Angeles area, 1954.

Membership

Member Security Traders’ Association (president 1941-1942), National Association Security Dealers (1st v. chairman 1949), Investment Bankers’ Association Delta Theta. Mason.; Clubs: California, Stock Exchange (Los Angeles).

Connections

Married Norma Heine, November 5, 1927. Children: Mary (Mistress.

father:
William B. Ryons

mother:
Myrtle M. (Lyon) Ryons

spouse:
Norma Heine

child:
Mary (Mrs Ryons