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investment management executive

Nathan Williams Pearson, American Investment management executive. Chairman Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, 1987. Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Allegheny Country Club, Harvard-Yale Princeton Club, Duquesne Club, Laurel Valley Golf Club, Edgeworth Club, Rolling Rock Club (Ligonier, Pennsylvania), Racquet and Tennis Club.

Background

Pearson, Nathan Williams was born on November 26, 1911 in New York City. Son of James A. and Elizabeth (Williams) Pearson.

Education

AB, Dartmouth College, 1932; Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1934; Doctor of Laws, Thiel College, 1972.

Career

With, United States Steel Corporation, 1939-1942; manager research, Matson Navigation Company, 1946-1947; controller, Carborundum Company, 1947-1948; with, T. Mellon and Sons, Pittsburgh, 1948-1970; vice president, governor, T. Mellon and Sons, 1957-1970; chairman, chief Executive officer, chairman emeritus, Mellon Bank N.A. & Mellon Bank Corporation, Pittsburgh, since 1987. Finance executive for Paul Mellon, 1948.-.

Membership

Chairman Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, 1987. Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Allegheny Country Club, Harvard-Yale Princeton Club, Duquesne Club, Laurel Valley Golf Club, Edgeworth Club, Rolling Rock Club (Ligonier, Pennsylvania), Racquet and Tennis Club.

Connections

Married Kathleen P. McMurtry, April 9, 1947. Children: James S. (deceased), Nathan Williams.

father:
James A. Pearson

mother:
Elizabeth (Williams) Pearson

spouse:
Kathleen P. McMurtry

children:
Nathan Williams Pearson

James S. Pearson (deceased)