Lewis Thompson Preston

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Lewis Preston
President of the World Bank Group
In office
September 1, 1991 – February 1, 1995
Preceded by Barber Conable
Succeeded by Ernest Stern (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1926-08-05)August 5, 1926
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died May 4, 1995(1995-05-04) (aged 68)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Alma mater Harvard University

Lewis Thompson Preston (August 5, 1926 in New York – May 4, 1995 in Washington, D.C) was a U.S. banker. He was President of the World Bank from September 1991 until his death in May 1995.

After service in the US Marines during World War II, he graduated from Harvard with a degree in history. He then worked at J. P. Morgan, where he became a board member and then CEO in 1980.

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Barber Conable
President of the World Bank Group
1991–1995
Succeeded by
Ernest Stern
Acting