Keith Funston Biography

Keith Funston

(George Keith Funston)
business executive, college president
Born: 1910
Birthplace: Waterloo, Iowa

After graduating from Trinity College (Hartford, Connecticut), and Harvard Business School, he worked as a salesman for American Radiator and Sylvania before becoming president of his undergraduate alma mater from 1945–51. Returning to business, he led the New York Stock Exchange from 1951–67, overseeing its expansion. He was a part-time chairman of the Olin Mathieson Chemical Company from 1967–72.

Died: 1992