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Thomas William Lane Cameron

investment company executive

Thomas William Lane Cameron, American Investment company executive. Board managers Franklin Institute, 1970-1990, chairman, 1978-1981; board directors Holling Cancer Center, Medical University of Southern California, since 1992. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946.

Background

Cameron, Thomas William Lane was born on February 19, 1927 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Percy G. and Mary W.D. (Mitchell) Cameron.

Education

Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Harvard, 1948;Master of Business Administration, Harvard, 1951.

Career

With sales department Procter & Gamble, Boston, 1951-1953. With Hopper, Soliday, & Company, Inc., Philadelphia, 1953—1986, partner, since 1961, president, 1966-1972, chairman, 1972-1983. Director Hopper, Soliday & Company, Inc., 1983-1986.

Senior vice president Interstate/Johnson Lane, Johns Island, South Carolina, 1986—1999. Chairman Sovereign Investors Inc., 1979-1991. Vice chairman John Hancock Sovereign Investors, 1991-1996.

Chairman Cameron & Associates, Inc., 1999—2008, Rising Dividend Growth Fund, since 2004. Chairman Philadelphia-Baltimore-Washington Stock Exchange, 1970-1974, board governors, 1963-1975. Chairman Dividend Growth Advisers, since 2004.

Membership

Board managers Franklin Institute, 1970-1990, chairman, 1978-1981. Board directors Holling Cancer Center, Medical University South Carolina, 1992—2002. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946.

Member of Waynesborough Country (Paoli, Pennsylvania) (president 1965-1967). Harvard (Philadelphia) (president 1965-1966), Harvard Business School (Philadelphia) (president 1962-1964).

Connections

Married Carol Louise Soliday, June 17, 1950. Children: Helen Delone, Thomas Mitchell (deceased).

father:
Percy G. Cameron

mother:
Mary W.D. (Mitchell) Cameron

spouse:
Carol Louise Soliday

children:
Helen Delone Cameron

Thomas Mitchell Cameron (deceased)