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Lawrence Carroll Mc Quade, American lawyer, investment company executive. Bar: New York 1955, District of Columbia 1968. Rhodes scholar, Oxford University, 1952.


Quade, Lawrence Carroll Mc was born on August 12, 1927 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Son of Edward A. and Thelma (Keefe) McQuade.


Bachelor with distinction, Yale University, 1950. Bachelor, Oxford University, England, 1952. Master of Arts, Oxford University, England, 1956.

Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Harvard University, 1954. Master of Arts (honorary), Colby College, 1981.


Associate, Sullivan & Cromwell, New York City, 1954-1960;special assistant to assistant secretary for international security affairs, unites states department Defense, Washington, 1961-1963;deputy assistant secretary, unites states department Commerce, Washington, 1963-1964;assistant to secretary, unites states department Commerce, Washington, 1965-1967;assistant secretary, unites states department Commerce, Washington, 1967-1969;president, Procon Inc., Des Plaines, Illinois, 1969-1975;Chief Executive Officer, director, Procon Inc., 1969-1975;vice president, Universal Oil Products Company, 1972-1975;vice president, W.R. Grace & Company. New York City, 1975-1978;senior vice president, W.R. Grace & Company. New York City, 1978-1983;executive vice president, W.R. Grace & Company.

New York City, 1983-1987;also board directors, W.R. Grace & Company. New York Cityvice chairman, Prudential Mutual Fund Management, New York City, 1988-1995;managing director, Prudential Securities Inc., 1988-1992;chairman, Qualitas International, since 1994. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Universal Money Centers, 1987-1988.

Co-chairman River Capital International, since 1997. Expert advisor commission on transnational corporations United Nations, 1989-1993;board directors Bunzl, Quixote Corporation, Oxford Analytica, Redwood Capital Equity Funds.


  • Bar: New York 1955, District of Columbia 1968.


  • Other Work

    • Author (with others): The Ghana Report, 1959. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board of directors Foreign Bondholders Protective Council, New York City, since 1978, The American Forum, 1985-1996, American Council on Germany, 1985-1994. Trustee Colby College, 1981-1989, trustee emeritus, since 1989. Chairman, director Czech and Slovak American Enterprise Funds, 1994-1996.

Chairman Czech and Slovak AE Fund, 1995-1996. Member Bretton Woods Committee. Director Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, since 1998.

Member Council Foreign Rels. New York, Chicago Council Foreign Rels. (board directors 1969-1975), National Foreign Trade Council (board directors 1979-1987), Atlantic Council United States (board directors since 1969), Management and Development Institute (board directors since 1970), Overseas Development Council (board directors 1974-1987), President's Circuit of NAS, Harvard Club, Century Club, Metropolitan Club (Washington), Phi Beta Kappa. M C.


Married Morrissey de Rosset Parker, August 3, 1968 (deceased October 1978). 1 child Andrew Parker McQuade. Married Margaret Osmer, March 15, 1980.

Edward A. McQuade

Thelma (Keefe) McQuade

Morrissey de Rosset Parker

Margaret Osmer

Andrew Parker McQuade