Stevens Family Trust

Excerpt: “Nomura Hires 15 Senior Bankers in the Americas.” John Sheldon has joined Nomura as Managing Director in the Consumer Retail Group focused primarily on Beverages. He has more than 35 years of investment banking experience with Consumer Retail companies and M&A. Prior to joining Nomura, John was President of First Beverage, a merchant bank […]

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Excerpts: First Beverage Group John initially developed a strong interest in beverages during his college summers in Minnesota where he drove a beer truck for a Grain Belt distributor and then was a bartender at a leading local bar and restaurant. John is an investment banking veteran with over thirty years of experience in the

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Excerpt: J.P. Stevens Dies John Peters Stevens, president of J.P. Stevens Co., Inc., dry goods commission merchants at 261 Fifth Avenue, died yesterday at his home in Plainfield, N.J., after a long illness. Source: New York Times

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Excerpts: “John S. Sheldon Wed in Plainfield To Gigi Guenther” Mary Margaret Guenther and John Stevens Sheldon were married yesterday at the home of the bridegroom’s grandmother Mrs. John P. Stevens Jr. in Plainfield, N.J. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Roger W. Paine, a United Church of Christ minister. Mr. Sheldon is a

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Ray Rogers: “Economic power breeds political power”

Excerpts: “Rogers’ Tough, Unorthodox Tactics Prevail in Stevens Organizing.” Most recently. Mr. Rogers threatened to contest the election of directors at Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., one of Stevens’ major lenders. That prospect inspired Richard Shinn, chairman of the big mutual insurer, to do some behind-the-scenes maneuvering shortly before the final settlement between Stevens and the

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Manning Brown Jr.: “I consider it my duty to protect our policyholders”

Excerpts: Show ‘Em The Clenched Fist! All that it took was a Sept. 11 press conference announcing that the union­ists and their allies in churches and other do-gooder groups intended to nominate two outsiders to run against the adminis­tration slate in the April board election unless New York Life severed its inter­locking directorates with J.P.

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