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Laurence G. Payson

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Laurence G. Payson, American banker. Served as captain and adjunct Advertising Educational Foundation, France, 1917-1919.; Member Downtown Association, New York City.

Background

Payson, Laurence G. was born on July 28, 1894 in Englewood, New Jersey, United States. Son of George Howes and Constance Mary (Jackson) Payson.

Education

Educated Montclair Academy, New Jersey, 1908-1912. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1912-1916.

Career

Assistant timekeeper, American Locomotive Company, 1916-1917, 1919-1920. Hardware sales representative, New York City, John H. Graham & Company, 1920-1928. Assistant to president, Stock Clearing Corporation of New York Stock Exch., 1928-1929, 2d vice president, 1930-1932, president, 1933-1938.

Chairman finance committee, New York University, 1939-1947. Victory Fund Committee, assistant executive manager, 2d Federal Reserve District, 1942. Vice president, Bankers Trust Company, 1943-1946.

Trustee, Franklin Savings Bank. Assistant director New York Hospital, 1946, now secretary-treasurer Trustee Princeton University, 1938-1942. Member of council New York University, 1933-1947.

Membership

Served as captain and adjunct Advertising Educational Foundation, France, 1917-1919. Member Downtown Association, New York City. Clubs: Cap and Gown (Princeton).

Connections

Married Eleanor Parker, April. Children: William Skiddy, Constance A. Pike, Phillips Howes.

father:
George Howes Payson

mother:
Constance Mary (Jackson) Payson

spouse:
Eleanor Parker

children:
William Skiddy Payson

Constance A. Pike Payson

Phillips Howes Payson