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Banker

Leonard Mead Horton, American banker. Trustee Lehigh University, chairman finance committee, 1946. Member University Club, Bond Club (New York City), Baltusrol Golf Club, Ocean Club (Ocean Ridge, Florida), Gulf Stream Golf Club (Delray Beach, Florida), Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Chi Rho, Alpha Kappa Psi.

Background

Horton, Leonard Mead was born on November 30, 1906 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, United States. Son of John Marcus and Florence (Crane) Horton.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Lehigh University, 1928. Doctor of Laws, Lehigh University, 1965.

Career

With National City Company, 1928-1930, Chemical Bank & Trust Company, 1930-1949, assistant secretary, 1941, assistant vice president, 1943, vice president, 1947-1949. Vice president, treasurer, director Aubrey G. Langston & Company, Inc., 1949-1950, president, 1959-1963, chairman board, 1963-1970.

Religion

The human race, with an acceptance of Christ, is destined to inherit a condition and quality of life that is beyond the imaginations of man.

Politics

A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

Views

The very idea that one gender is superior to another should be rejected as well as the erroneous notion that members of one gender may receive love, power, and esteem only at the expense of another.

Membership

Trustee Lehigh University, chairman finance committee, 1946. Member University Club, Bond Club (New York City), Baltusrol Golf Club, Ocean Club (Ocean Ridge, Florida), Gulf Stream Golf Club (Delray Beach, Florida), Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Chi Rho, Alpha Kappa Psi.

Connections

Married Gladys M. Wester, May 20, 1932. Children: Nancy, William.

father:
John Marcus Horton

mother:
Florence (Crane) Horton

spouse:
Gladys M. Wester

children:
Nancy Horton

William Horton