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Lewis Thompson Preston

banker

Lewis PRESTON, American banker. Federation Advisory Council since 1983; Committee Economics Development.

Background

PRESTON, Lewis was born on August 5, 1926 in New York, United States. Son of Lewis Thompson and Priscilla (Baldwin) Preston.

Education

Harvard University.

Career

Joined J. P. Morgan & Company Inc. 1951, Head of London offices 1966-1968. Vice-President Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York 1961, Executive Vice-President and Head of Institute Banking Division 76.

Chairman Morgan Guaranty Institute Finance Corporation 1971-1976. Vice-Chairman Board, J. P. Morgan & Company, Morgan Guaranty 1976-1978, President 1978-1979, Chairman 89, also Chairman Executive Committee. President, (desig.) IBRD (World Bank) September.

Director General Electric Company. Trustee New York University, Guggenheim Museum.

Membership

Federation Advisory Council since 1983. Committee Economics Development.

  • Council Foreign Relations

  • Association Reserve City Bankers

  • Brook Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, tennis.

Connections

Married Gladys Pulitzer in 1959.

father:
Lewis

mother:
Priscilla