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William L. Clayton

investment banking executive

William L. Clayton, American investment banking executive. Recipient National Marketing Club, 1980; named Outstanding Alumnus Lehigh University, 1971. Trustee Lehigh University, 1980-1999, Blair Academy, 1984-1990, New Eyes for Needy, 1984-1990. Member Lehigh University Alumni Association (president 1980-1982), Baltusrol Club (Springfield, New Jersey), University Club, Short Hills Club, Knights of Malta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Chi Phi.

Background

Clayton, William L. was born on October 27, 1929 in Tenafly, New Jersey, United States. Son of Walter I. and Emily A. (Caverly) Clayton.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Lehigh University, 1951;Doctor of Laws (honorary), Lehigh University, 1987;postgraduate in Business, New York University, 1953-1956.

Career

Assistant portfolio manager, Marine Midland, New York City, 1953-1954;account executive, E.F. Hutton, New York City, 1954-1964;vice president, E.F. Hutton, New York City, 1964-1971;senior vice president, E.F. Hutton, New York City, 1971-1981;executive vice president, E.F. Hutton, New York City, 1981-1987;senior vice president, Smith Barney, New York City, since 1988. Board directors Stabler Companies, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Eastern Industries, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Membership

Trustee Lehigh University, since 1980, Blair Academy, since 1984, New Eyes for Needy, 1984-1990. Member Lehigh University Alumni Association (president 1980-1982), Baltusrol Club (Springfield, New Jersey), University Club, Short Hills Club, Orchid Island Golf Club (Vero Beach, Florida), Knights of Malta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Chi Phi.

Connections

Married Carol L. Farmer, June 23, 1951. Children: Andrew L., Robin L., Kathleen L., Kevin L., Susan L., Christopher L.

father:
Walter I. Clayton

mother:
Emily A. (Caverly) Clayton

spouse:
Carol L. Farmer

children:
Andrew L. Clayton

Robin L. Clayton

Kathleen L. Clayton

Kevin L. Clayton

Susan L. Clayton

Christopher L. Clayton