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Peter Herbert Shipman

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Peter Herbert Shipman, American financial communications executive. Served to captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1957-1960. Member Psi Upsilon.

Background

Shipman, Peter Herbert was born on August 25, 1934 in London, Canada. Came to United States, 1940, naturalized, 1954. Son of Gerald Totten and Cora Fern (Foster) Shipman.

Education

AB, Dartmouth College, 1956. Postgraduate, General Motors Institute, 1957.

Career

With General Motors Corporation, Detroit, 1956-1957, Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, San Francisco, 1960-1965, New York City, 1965-1969. Senior vice president, director William D. Witter, Inc., 1969-1976. Executive director Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1976-1977.

Senior vice president, director Kuhn Loeb & Company Inc., since 1977. Executive vice president, director Blyth Eastman Dillon & Company, Inc., since 1978. President, director American Banker-Bond Buyer Incorporated, New York York City, 1978-1985.

Chairman, chief executive officer In Finet, Inc. division International Thomson Organization, Inc., since 1985. Director Newman Communications, Gabelli Group, Inc., Autex Systems, Inc.

Membership

Served to captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1957-1960. Member Psi Upsilon. Clubs: Shenorock Shore (Rye, New York ). Board Room (New York City).

Connections

Married Joan Chessman, June 16, 1962. Children: Julie, James, Jerrold.

father:
Gerald Totten Shipman

mother:
Cora Fern (Foster) Shipman

spouse:
Joan Chessman

children:
Julie Shipman

James Shipman

Jerrold Shipman