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Richard Sturgis Perkins was American banker.


Perkins, Richard Sturgis was born on June 27, 1910 in Milton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of James H. and Katherine (Coolidge) Perkins.


Student, Brunswick, Edgewood and Berkshire Preparatory Schools.


With Thompson Fenn & Company, Hartford, 1929-1932, Wood, Struthers & Company, New York City, 1932-1934. With Smith, Barney, Harris, Upham & Company, 1934-1936, partner, 1936-1951. Executive vice president First National City Trust Company (formerly City Bank Farmers Trust), president, then chairman, chief executive officer, 1957-1963.

Chairman executive committee Citycorp and Citibank, 1959-1970. Director emeritus New York Life Insurance Company, ITT, New Court Equity Fund. Former chairman Skandinavisa-Enskilda Bank, New York City.

Honorary director Hospital Corporation American.


Member staff, 1 a year man Aircraft Production Board, 1942-1945. Chairman United Way New York. Past trustee Seeing Eye, Boys' Clubs American, Chapin School, Miss Porter's School.

Trustee Carnegie Institution Washington, Vincent Astor Foundation, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Past chairman board trustees New York Young Men's Christian Association. Member of Racquet and Tennis, Links (New York City).

River, Rumson Country, Seabright Lawn Tennis, Seabright Beach.


James H. Perkins

Katherine (Coolidge) Perkins