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Nelson Dean Jay

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Nelson Dean Jay, American banker. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal (United States); Order of Honor with Star (Austria); commander Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur’Honneur (France); officer de l’Ordre de Leopold (Belgium). Served from captain lieutenant colonel, United States Army, World War I.

Background

Jay, Nelson Dean was born on March 7, 1883 in Elmwood, Illinois, United States. Son of Fred Dean and Elizabeth (Buchanan) Jay.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, 1905, Doctor of Laws (honorary degree), 1960.

Career

With Milwaukee Trust Company, 1907-1910, manager, bond department, 1910. Vice president First National Bank, Milwaukee, 1911-1915. Manager bond department Guaranty Trust Company.

New York City, 1915-1916, vice president, 1916-1920. Partner Morgan & Cie, Paris, France, 1920-1945. Chairman Morgan & Cie, Incorporated, Paris, France, until 1955.

Member of directors advisory committee Morgan Guaranty Trust Company Chairman administrative committee American Red Cross, 1943-1944. Chairman of the Board American Hospital Paris, 1937-1957. Trustee of Knox College.

Membership

Served from captain lieutenant colonel, United States Army, World War I. Clubs: Metropolitan (Washington).

Connections

Married Anne Augustine, June 23, 1910. Children: Nelson D., George A. (deceased), Robert Dean.

father:
Fred Dean Jay

mother:
Elizabeth (Buchanan) Jay

spouse:
Anne Augustine

children:
Nelson D. Jay

George A. Jay (deceased)

Robert Dean Jay