J. Carter Bacot

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John Carter Bacot (/ˈbk/; February 7, 1933 – April 7, 2005) was president of The Bank of New York for eight years and he was chairman and CEO for sixteen years. He remained on the Board of Directors until 2003.[1]

Bacot spent his early years in Utica, New York. After graduating from Hamilton College in 1955 and later from Cornell Law School, he worked briefly for a Utica law firm.[2] On April 7, 2005 The Bank of New York Company announced that Bacot had died earlier that day at his home in Montclair, New Jersey at age 72. He had a forty-three-year career at The Bank of New York.[3]


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  2. Jenny Anderson (April 9, 2005). "J.C. Bacot, 72, Bank Chief Who Recast His Company". The New York Times.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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