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Lee Hillis Idleman, American investment company executive. Chartered financial analyst. Named One of Top Five Wall St. Research Directors, Institutional Investor, 1984.


Idleman, Lee Hillis was born on June 13, 1933 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Holland Beecher and Marion (Cox) Idleman.


Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Finance, Bucknell University, 1954.


Vice president, research analyst, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, New York City, 1957-1969;executive vice president, director research, Dean Witter Reynolds, New York City, 1969-1984;partner, director research pension fund portfolio manager, Neuberger and Berman, New York City, since 1984. Guest appearances on Today Show, Wall Street Week, Finance News Network, Columbia Broadcasting System Radio, others.


  • Chartered financial analyst.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals and newspapers.


Trustee Bucknell University, since 1980, chairman finance committee, 1986-1988, vice-chairman board trustees, 1988-1990, chairman, since 1990. Trustee Kappa Delta Rho Foundation, 1989-1995. With United States Army, 1954-1956.

Member New York Society Security Analysts, Institute Chartered Finance Analysts, New York Stock Exchange (allied), Delta Mu Delta, Kappa Delta Rho (ordo honorary). Clubs: Williams (New York City). Noe Pond (Chatham, New Jersey).

Bison (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania) (executive committee since 1988).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, bridge, reading, civil war history.


Married Sue Ann O'Connor, May 7, 1960. Children: Douglas Lee, Christopher Holland, Scott Clark.

Holland Beecher Idleman

Marion (Cox) Idleman

Sue Ann O'Connor

Douglas Lee Idleman

Christopher Holland Idleman

Scott Clark Idleman