Bertron, Samuel Reading - from United States
Country of meeting: in the year 1922
President of Bertron, Griscom & Company, Inc., international financiers (1912-1938). Admitted to Mississippi bar 1886, clerk Equitable Mortgage Company of New York, Jackson, Miss , (1886-1888), manager of its Southern branch with headquarters in Vicksburg, (1888-1889), of its New England branch in Boston (1889-1892), and vice-president (1892-1894), special partner (with Richard S. Storrs, '85) in Storrs & Smith (1895-1912), president Bertron, Griscom & Company, Inc, international financiers with offices in New York City, Philadelphia, and Pans (1912-1938), president (1928-1936) and director International Equities Corporation, director New York Indemnity Company, American Scantic Line, National Surety Corporation, Atlantic Safe Deposit Company, and United Gas & Electric Engineering Corporation, chairman American-Russian Chamber of Commerce and of the Board of the American-European Utilities Corporation 1925, assisted in drafting the Federal Reserve Act 1914, declined offer of appointment as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, adviser Excess Profits Tax Board (1917-1921), member Excess Profits Tax Commission, Washington, and Capital Issues Committee, New York, 1918.
Born February 26, 1865, in Port Gibson, Miss. Died June 30, 1938, in Oyster Bay Cove, N.Y.
Obituary record of Graduates of Yale College, year 1937-38, page 38
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