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William McChesney Martin

William McChesney MartinAKA William McChesney Martin, Jr.

Born: 17-Dec-1906
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Died: 29-Jul-1998
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Federal Reserve Chairman, 1951-70

Military service: US Army (1941-45, Col.)

Father: William McChesney, Sr. (banker, helped draft the Federal Reserve Act in 1913)
Mother: Rebecca Woods
Wife: Cynthia Davis (dau. of Dwight Davis)

    University: BA, English and Latin, Yale University (1928)
    Law School: Benton College of Law, St. Louis, MO (1931)
    University: Columbia University (graduate study, 1931-37)
    Administrator: Trustee, Johns Hopkins University

    US Federal Reserve Chairman (1951-70)
    US Treasury Department Asst. Secretary, Monetary Affairs (1949-51)
    Export-Import Bank of the United States Chairman (1946-49)
    New York Stock Exchange President (1938-41)
    Economic Forum Editor and Publisher (1932-34)
    A. G. Edwards Partner (1931-38)
    A. G. Edwards Statistical Dept. (1929-31)
    Foreign Service Education Foundation Trustee
    International Tennis Hall of Fame 1982

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