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Investment banker

Raymond Alanson Charles, American investment banker. Trustee Knox College, since 1966, Westminster Choir College, 1975-1987. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Tau Kappa Epsilon.

Background

Charles, Raymond Alanson was born on March 3, 1919 in Knoxville, Illinois, United States. Son of John H. and Leona (Lotts) Charles.

Education

AB summa cum laude, Knox College, 1941. Postgraduate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1942. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1947.

Career

With bond department Prudential Insurance Company American, 1947-1950. Member finance staff Ford Motor Company, 1950-1956. Member securities investment department Equitable Life Assurance Society, New York City, 1956-1958.

With corporation finance department Prudential Insurance Company American, from 1958, vice president, 1962-1965, senior vice president, 1965-1981. Managing director Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb Inc., 1981-1985.

Membership

Trustee Knox College, since 1966, Westminster Choir College, 1975-1987. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Tau Kappa Epsilon.

Connections

Married Lois D. Sekora, October 6, 1951. Children: Margaret Anne, Alanson J.

father:
John H. Charles

mother:
Leona (Lotts) Charles

spouse:
Lois D. Sekora

children:
Margaret Anne Charles

Alanson J. Charles