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Weston Leonard Bonney, American bank executive.


Bonney, Weston Leonard was born on September 9, 1925 in Lewiston, Maine, United States. Son of Leonard W. and Olive (Jones) Bonney.


Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Bates College, Lewiston, 195O.


With Union Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1950-1952, Federal Reserve Bank Boston, 1952-1963. Corporation services officer First National Bank Boston, 1963-1965. With Depositors Corporation, Augusta, Maine, 1966-1974, president, 1970-1974.

Also director; with Depositors Trust Company, Augusta, 1965-1974, president, senior administrative officer, 1967-1971, president, chief executive officer, 1971-1974, also director. President, director Cape Ann Bank & Trust Company, Gloucester, Massachusetts, 1975-1978, Yankee bank corporation, Gloucester, 1975-1976, Massachusetts Bay Bancorp, 1976-1980, Bank of New England Bay State, Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1978-1984. Senior vice president, director Bank New England Corporation, Boston, 1980-1984.

Chief executive officer People's Heritage Savings Bank, Portland, Maine, 1985-1990, also chairman board directors. President, chief executive officer Peoples Heritage Finance Group Inc., 1988-1990. Chairman board directors Atlantic bank corporation, American Management Group, Portland Glass Company.


Trustee Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, since 1971, Marine Maritime Museum. Trustee, treasurer Maine chapter Nature Conservancy. Active University Maine Commission on Pluralism, Special Commission Restructuring State Government, Maine.

Board directors Maine Coalition for Excellence in Education. Task force learning results State Board Education With United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Savings Bank Association Maine (executive committee since 1985, vice chairman 1986-1987, chairman 1987-1988), Nature Conservancy (treasurer Maine chapter since 1990).


Married Elaine Gilbert, June 29, 1946. Children– Melody Elaine, Merrilee, Michael, Melissa Jane.

Leonard W. Bonney

Olive (Jones) Bonney

Elaine Gilbert

Melody Elaine Bonney

Merrilee Bonney

Michael Bonney

Melissa Jane Bonney