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Morris F. Marks ’25

Published in Dec. 6, 1995, issue

Morris Marks died Sept. 19, 1995. He was born in Hartford, Conn., Apr. 30, 1903. He graduated from Choate, and at Princeton he served on the Nassau Literary Magazine and graduated with honors in economics. He earned his master's degree at Harvard Business School.

He became an investment adviser at Lehman Brothers, working for Herbert Lehman, who was then a senior partner and later governor of New York state. During WWII, Morris was on the war production board of Connecticut. He then established his own investment firm with offices in N.Y.C. and Hartford. He helped and advised individuals and corporations throughout the world. In addition, he taught at the universities of Connecticut and Hartford. After retiring to Palm Beach, he gave lectures there through Atlantic College.

He was a member of the Princeton Club of New York, Harvard Business School Club, the Governor's Club of Florida, Tumblebrook Country Club, and the Palm Beach Country Club. He was a member of Kiwanis and Temple Bath Israel of West Hartford.

He is survived by his wife, Harriet Lehman Marks, son Robert, daughter Carole Bobruff, eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

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