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Peter Tower

brokerage house executive

Peter Tower, brokerage house executive.

Background

Tower, Peter was born on May 29, 1921 in Niagara Falls, New York, United States. Son of Clarence Eugene and Mabel Barret (Paterson) Tower.

Education

Student, Cornell University, 1941.

Career

Clerk C.J. Tower and Sons, Niagara Falls, 1946-1949, partner, 1949-1956. Vice president C.J. Tower and Sons, Inc., Niagara Falls and Buffalo, 1956-1963, president eastern United States, 1963-1987, C.J. Tower, Inc., eastern United States, since 1988. Vice-chairman upstate New York district export council United States Department Commerce, since 1978.

Member advisory committee on commercial operations of the United States customs Treasury Department, since 1988. Board directors Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company, First Empire State Corporation.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Nelson Clarke, August 29, 1942. Children: Mollie Paterson Byrnes, Cynthia Clarke Doyle.

father:
Clarence Eugene Tower

mother:
Mabel Barret (Paterson) Tower

spouse:
Elizabeth Nelson Clarke

children:
Mollie Paterson Byrnes Tower

Cynthia Clarke Doyle Tower