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Walter Volentine Moffitt

investment banker

Walter Volentine Moffitt, American investment banker. Member American, New York Society Security Analysts, Phi Delta Theta.


Moffitt, Walter Volentine was born on September 17, 1905 in Lancaster, Texas, United States. Son of William Alfred and Marian Ada (Price) Moffitt.


Bachelor of Business Administration, U. Chattanooga, 1927. Master of Arts, Duke, 1928. Post grad; student Columbia, 1929-1930.


Various positions Guaranty Trust Company of New York and affiliate Guaranty Company of New York, 1928-1933, trust investment and security analysis div., 1933-1935. Research and security underwriting Kidder, Peabody & Company. New York City, 1935-1939, manager research and statistical div., 1939-1944, general partner, specializing in corporate finance, merger negotiations, investment and corporation analysis, 1944-1965, later director, member Executive Committee Kidder, Peabody & Company, Inc.

Director, member executive and finance coms. Benjamin Moore & Company. New York City; director, member finance committee Thalhimer Brothers Inc., Richmond, Virginia.

Director Penn Worsted Company, Duffy-Mott Company, Inc. (New York City). Director and member finance committee Huntington (Long Island) Hospital. Director, member finance coms.

Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital.


Member American, New York Society Security Analysts, Phi Delta Theta. Clubs: University, Recess, Bond, Economic (New York City).


Married Martha Meredith Moore, October 2, 1936. Children: Martha Meredith (Mistress.

William Alfred Moffitt

Marian Ada (Price) Moffitt

Martha Meredith Moore

Martha Meredith (Mrs Moffitt