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William Harris Hazen Edit Profile

Lawyer , Finance executive

William Harris Hazen, American finance executive, lawyer. Bar: New York 1959. Member board overseers Bowdoin College, 1981-1993, president, 1992-1993, trustee, since 1993. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1952-1955, Korea. Member Heights Casino Club, New York Yacht Club, The Anglers' Club of New York.

Background

Hazen, William Harris was born on January 6, 1931 in Salem, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Julius Elijah and Dorothy (Harris) Hazen.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Bowdoin College, 1952; Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1958.

Career

With firm, Pell, Butler, Hatch, Curtis & LeViness, New York City, 1959-1961; executive assistant to, New York superintendent banks, 1962-1964; with, J.W. Seligman & Company. New York City, 1964-1968; partner, J.W. Seligman & Company. New York City, 1969-1980; member managing committee, J.W. Seligman & Company.

New York City, 1981-1996; managing director, J.W. Seligman & Company. New York City, since 1981; president, chief Executive officer, Seligman Securities, Inc., New York City, 1981-1983, 89-93; president, chief Executive officer, J. & W. Seligman Trust Company, 1983-1995. Vice president Seligman Mutual Funds, 1969-1981, Tri-Continental Corporation, New York City, 1969-1981.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1959.

Membership

Member of the board overseers Bowdoin College, 1981-1993, president, 1992-1993, trustee, since 1993. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1952-1955, Korea. Member Heights Casino Club, New York Yacht Club, The Angler's Club of New York.

Connections

Married Judith Ettl, February 22, 1959. Children: Cordelia, Alexes.

father:
Julius Elijah Hazen

mother:
Dorothy (Harris) Hazen

spouse:
Judith Ettl

children:
Alexes Hazen

Cordelia Hazen