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William Harvey Bolin

Banker

William Harvey Bolin, American banker.

Background

Bolin, William Harvey was born on December 8, 1922 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of William Harvey and Bertha (Dickey) Bolin.

Education

Bachelor in International Relations, University California-Berkeley, 1947. Postgraduate, National University Mexico, 1948.

Career

Trainee Bank of America, New Testament & S.A., San Francisco, 1947-1956, assistant vice president, 1956-1957. Branch manager Bank of America, Guatemala, 1957-1960. Assistant vice president Middle East and Africa division Bank of America, New Testament & S.A., 1960, vice president division, 1961, vice president, head Latin American division, 1965-1968, senior vice president, 1968-1975, executive vice president Latin American Caribbean division, 1975-1981, executive vice president world banking division, 1981, vice chairman, head world banking division, 1982-1984.

Senior research fellow University of California at Los Angeles, since 1984.

Membership

Member Overseas Development Council, World Affairs Council. Founding truseee Caribbean-L.Am. Action; member San Francisco Committee Foreign Relations Captain infantry Army of the United States, 1942-1946, major United States Army Reserve, 1950-1959.

Member American Bankers Association (chairman international division 1982-1983), Pan American Society (past president), Institute International Finance (founding board directors), Villa Taverna Club, Lansdowne Club (London).

Connections

Married Emma Jane Davis, July 9, 1949. Children: Teresa Gilmore, Patricia Wade.

father:
William Harvey Bolin

mother:
Bertha (Dickey) Bolin

spouse:
Emma Jane Davis

children:
Teresa Gilmore Bolin

Patricia Wade Bolin