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Maurice Hubert Hubert Stans

Government official , business consultant

Maurice Hubert Stans was business consultant, former government official. Certified Public Accountants.


Stans, Maurice Hubert was born on March 22, 1908 in Shakopee, Minnesota, United States. Son of J. Hubert and Mathilda (Nyssen) Stans.


Student, Northwestern University, 1928. Student, Columbia University, 1930. Doctor of Laws, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1954.

Doctor of Laws, Northwestern University, 1960. Doctor of Laws, DePaul University, 1960. D.P.A., Parsons College, 1960.

Doctor of Laws, Grove City College, St. Anselm's College, 1969. Doctor of Laws, University San Diego, Gustavus Adolphus College, 1970. Doctor of Laws, Pomona College, 1971.

Doctor of Laws, Maryville College, 1971. Doctor of Laws, Rio Grande College, 1972. Doctor of Laws, National University, 1979.

Doctor of Laws, Pepperdine University, 1984.


With Alexander Grant & Company (Certified Public Accountants), Chicago, 1928, executive partner, 1940-1955. President, director Moore Corporation (stove manufacturers), Joliet, Illinois, 1938-1945. Director, member executive committee James Talcott, Incorporated, New York York City, 1941-1955.

Finance consultant to postmaster general United States, 1953-1955. Deputy postmaster general United States, 1955-1957. Deputy director United States Bureau Budget, 1957-1958, director, 1958-1961.

President Western bank corporation, Los Angeles, 1961-1962. Also vice chairman United California Bank. Senior partner William R. Staats & Company, 1963-1964.

President William R. Staats Company, Inc., 1964-1965, Glore Forgan, William R. Staats, Incorporated, New York York City, 1965-1969. Syndicated columnist, 1961-1962. Secretary of Commerce Washington, 1969-1972.

Board directors Uniglobe Travel (International), Vancouver. President, board directors Farmont Corporation, Los Angeles. Board directors, treasurer Electronic Town Hall Meetings, Inc., 1992-1993.

Board directors, chairman AT&D Inc., 1992-1993. Business consultant, Los Angeles, 1975-1992. Chairman, board directors Weatherby, Inc., 1986-1991.


  • Certified Public Accountants.



Founder, past president, director Stans Foundation, Chicago. Chairman Nixon Finance Committee, 1968, Republican National Finance Committee, 1968-1969, 72-73, Finance Committee to Re-Elect President, 1972-1973. Finance chairman, board directors Nixon Presidential Library, since 1985.

Trustee Pomona College, 1962-1969. Board directors Huntington Medical Research Institute. Board directors Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, Irvine, California, 1988-1992, Eisenhower World Affairs Institute, Washington, 1991-1993.

Chairman Minority Enterprise Development Advisory Council, Washington, 1989-1991. Founding director African Wildlife Foundation, Washington, 1958. Member National Association of Manufacturers (director 1968-1969), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (president 1954-1955, Public Service award 1954), Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants (director 1944-1946), District of Columbia Society of Certified Public Accountants (honorary), Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants (honorary), American Accounting Association (national Alpha Kappa Psi award 1952), Federal Government Accountants Association, National Association Postmasters (honorary), Iron Molders and Foundry Workers Union (honorary).

Clubs: Union League, Adventurers (Chicago), California (Los Angeles), Athenaeum (Pasadena), Shikar-Safari Club International (founding 1952, trustee international foundation), Safari Club International, East African Professional Hunters (honorary), Explorers (New York City), African Safari (Washington, founding board directors 1957), Jamhuri of Garissa (Kenya) (honorary), Valley Hunt (Pasadena).


  • Other Interests

    Fishing, hunting.


Married Kathleen Carmody, September 7, 1933 (deceased October 1984). Children: Steven, Maureen (deceased), Theodore, Terrell.

J. Hubert Stans

Mathilda (Nyssen) Stans

Kathleen Carmody

Steven Stans

Maureen Stans (deceased)

Theodore Stans

Terrell Stans