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Oliver M. Langenberg

Oliver Langenberg leaves legacy of philanthropy, business and good humor
By Robert W. Duffy, Associate Editor, St. Louis Beacon, www.stlbeacon.org (4/2/12)

Peter Langenberg prepared a biography of his late father for distribution to the press. Written very much in the spirit of his father, this document is extraordinarily thorough and also is distinguished by a bitter-sweetly jocular quality. It was wrapped up with this statement: “In summary, his life was cut short.”

Oliver Langenberg, Peter Langenberg’s father, died March 28 about seven weeks shy of his birthday. On May 16, he would have been 100 years old.

Oliver Morton Langenberg was born and reared in St. Louis. He graduated from St. Paul’s School in Concord, N.H., in 1931, and from Princeton in 1935 with an bachelor’s in philosophy.

Mr. Langenberg was a businessman, an intellectual, a philosopher, an athlete, a lover of music and the visual arts and a model philanthropist.

His business career, which spanned more than seven decades, was spent in St. Louis. Most of it was at A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc., now Wells Fargo Securities. At A. G. Edwards, he was a senior vice president for institutional sales and research and a member of the board of directors and head of the board’s finance committee. With Wells Fargo, he was at senior vice president of investments.

Until two weeks ago, he went to the office almost every day. ….MORE


More Links:

Princeton Alumni Weekly News – (7/11/12) – Oliver M. Langenberg ’35

The Chautauquan Daily (6/25/12) Langenbergs’ generous gift honors a life well lived

Investment News (4/3/2012) 99-year-old Wells Fargo broker passes away

St. Louis Beacon (4/2/12) Oliver Langenberg leaves legacy of philanthropy, business and good humor

St. Louis Post Dispatch (3/30/12) Oliver M. Langenberg, Obituary

St. Louis Today (4/3/12) Ollie Langenberg dies; believed to be St. Louis’ oldest active stock broker

St. Louis Business Journal (4/3/12) Oldest active stockbroker in St. Louis Ollie Langenberg dies

St. Louis Business Journal (1/28/11) Ollie Langenberg

Find A Grave Memorial – Oliver M. Langenberg (1912-2012)

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