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also known as Chip Mason

diversified financial services company executive

Raymond Adams Mason, American diversified financial services company executive.


Mason, Raymond Adams was born on September 28, 1936 in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. Son of Raymond Watsi and Marion (Adams) Mason.


Bachelor in Economics, College William and Mary, 1959.


Representative, Mason & Lee Inc., Richmond, Virginia, 1960-1962;founder, president, Mason & Company Inc., Newport News, Virginia, 1962-1970;president, Legg, Mason & Company, Inc., Washington, 1970-1973;president, Legg, Mason Wood Walker, Inc., Baltimore, since 1978;Chairman, Board Of Directors, Legg, Mason Wood Walker, Inc., Baltimorepresident, chairman, chief Executive officer, Legg Mason, Inc., since 1981. Chairman regional firms committee New York Stock Exchange, 1978-1981. Board directors Legg Mason Value Trust, Howard Weil Finance, Western Asset Management.


Trustee emeritus Endowment Association, College William and Mary. Board directors emeritus William and Mary School Business Administration Sponsors, Inc. Former trustee Baltimore Museum Art.

Former board directors National Aquarium, Baltimore. Board directors, executive committee, chair finance committee Johns Hopkins Hospital. Chairman board, executive committee Johns Hopkins University.

Former chairman board sponsors School Business & Management Loyola College, Baltimore, 1980-1988. Board directors Greater Baltimore Committee, 1982-1984, chairman, 1987-1989. Chairman United Way Central Maryland.

Member National Association Securities Dealers (board governors 1971-1975, chairman board governors 1974-1975), Securities Industry Association (board directors since 1982, chairman 1985-1986, board governors 1984-1988, chairman board governors 1987). Clubs: Center, Maryland, Baltimore Country, L'Hirondelle, Elkridge Club, Baltimore Country Club, New Orleans Country Club.


Married; children: Paige Adams, Pamela Ann, Carter Meade, Morgan Rand.

Raymond Watsi Mason

Marion (Adams) Mason

Paige Adams Mason

Pamela Ann Mason

Carter Meade Mason

Morgan Rand Mason