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Lamont, Thomas Willaim (1870-1948)

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Lamont, Thomas Willaim (1870-1948)

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Thomas William Lamont was an American banker. He graduated from Harvard in 1892. After the firm he was working for suffered financial problems, he helped reorganize the organization which was renamed Lamont, Corlis & Co. in 1898. He became the secretary and treasurer of Bankers Trust Co. in 1903. In 1911 he became the the youngest partner of J.P. Morgan Bank. He eventually became chairman of the Board of the bank. He also acted as a financial advisor during and after the World Wars for the United States, China, Japan, Mexico, and Germany. 

He married Florence Haskell Corliss of Englewood, New Jersey in 1895. He had four children, Thomas Stilwell, Corliss, Austin, and Eleanor Allen Lamont Cunningham.

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"1870 - Thomas Lamont - 1948." Blackwell Journal-Tribute, 3 Feb. 1948, p.3.
"Thomas William Lamont Jr.Find A Grave.
Thomas W. Lamont.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 17 June 2024.

Birth Date

1870-09-30

Birthplace

Claverack, New York, USA

Death Date

1948-02-02

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Thomas W. Lamont.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 17 June 2024.

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“Lamont, Thomas Willaim (1870-1948),” Englewood Makes History, accessed July 12, 2024, https://englewoodmakeshistory.org/items/show/192.

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