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date: 27 February 2020

Cary, William Luciuslocked

(27 November 1910–07 February 1983)
  • Patricia A. McCoy


Cary, William Lucius (27 November 1910–07 February 1983), chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and law professor, was born in Columbus, Ohio, the son of William Lincoln Cary, a utilities lawyer and executive, and Ellen Taugher. At the age of sixteen Cary enrolled at Yale College, where he received his A.B. in 1931. In 1934 he received his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he took one of the last corporate finance courses taught by ...

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