Nelson Wicks Monfort (1891-1976) was a Lieutenant Colonel who died in Paris, France. (December 27, 1891; Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA - d. September 1976; Paris, France) Military Service Number: 0501537


George Stoney Monfort (1863-1943) and Mary Jane Berry (1866-).

World War II[]

He was recommended for award in England.[1] He was working at National City Bank at 55 Wall Street in Manhattan in 1942.[2]

He was head of the Allied Military Government for Occupied Territories during the war.[3]

In 1947 he became a vice president of Bank of America.[4]

Consolidated Foods[]

In 1966 Consolidated Foods Corp. of Chicago, Illinois, a diversified food firm, named him as vice-president of its European operations.[5]


He died in September of 1976 in Paris, France.


Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on June 18, 2013. Updated on August 22, 2013 with information from his WWI draft registration and other material on his banking career.

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  1. ^ "Recommendation for Award for Monfort, Nelson Wicks". National Archives. Retrieved 2016-03-09. 
  2. ^ "Financial Notes". New York Times. March 25, 1942. Retrieved 2016-03-09. "Nelson W. Monfort has been appointed an assistant vice president of the National City Bank" 
  3. ^ "Trieste Is Tranquil Under Allies' Rule". New York Times. Retrieved 2016-03-09. "Col. Nelson W. Monfort of New York, the outgoing regional head of the Allied Military Government" 
  4. ^ "Return to Bank From Army". New York Times. November 7, 1945. Retrieved 2016-03-09. "Nelson Monfort, Robert Hoguet Jr. and Burton Lee have been reappointed as officers of the National City Bank upon their return to work from military service leaves of absence." 
  5. ^ "New Post for Food Executive". New York Times. June 5, 1966. Retrieved 2016-03-09. "Nelson W. Monfort has been named vice president of Europeen operations of the Consolidated Foods Corporation, Chicago, it was announced yesterday by William Howlett, president. ..."