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Bank head: I was pressured to buy Merrill

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- Bank of America head Kenneth Lewis told a U.S. House committee Thursday officials threatened to oust him if he did not complete a merger with Merrill Lynch.
Lewis loses BOA chairman job

Lewis loses BOA chairman job

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 29 (UPI) -- Bank of America Corp. said President and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Lewis would no longer serve as the bank's chairman.

Frank adds pressure to bonus investigation

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank has joined with New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to seek answers on bank bonus pay.
Thain to take Bank of America post

Thain to take Bank of America post

NEW YORK, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Bank of America Corp. said Thursday it was reserving a top position in the company for Merrill Lynch Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Thain.

Bank of America buffeted in first quarter

NEW YORK, April 21 (UPI) -- Bank of America's first-quarter report for 2008 showed it was not immune to the economic problems that have plagued U.S. financial companies recently.

Bank of America plan could cost 3,000 jobs

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Bank of America, based in North Carolina, announced the abrupt retirement of its top investment executive and a series of moves that could eliminate 3,000 jobs.

BoA gives $1M to Detroit, weighs HQ move

DETROIT, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Bank of America Corp. gave $1 million to Detroit to support economic development Tuesday and may move its regional headquarters there, published reports said.

Northern Trust Corp. wants independence

CHICAGO, April 28 (UPI) -- Chicago-based Northern Trust Corp. plans to remain independent as long as it continues to satisfy its shareholders, said CEO William Osborn. Osborn spoke of the company's plans last week after his annual shareholder meeting, the Chicago Tribune reported S

Augusta members' firms under fire

WASHINGTON, April 6 (UPI) -- The activist who tried to picket the all-male Augusta National Golf Club during last year's Masters tournament to protest the club's exclusion of women is now t
DAR HADDIX, UPI Business Correspondent

Bank of America fires exec in probe

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Bank of America has begun dismissing executives with alleged involvement in improper mutual-fund trading, it was reported Thursday.

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

PGA AWARDS The Producers Guild of America has presented its top film award to "Moulin Rouge," giving director Baz Luhrmann's fanciful tale of a Paris dancehall at the dawn of the 20th century a leg up in the race for Oscar gold.
By United Press International

54th Annual WGA Award winners

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 4 (UPI) -- Here is a list of winners at the 54th Annual Writers Guild Awards, presented Saturday in dual ceremonies in Beverly Hills, Calif. and New York.

Nominees for 54th annual WGA Awards

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Here is a complete list of the nominees for the 54th annual Writers Guild of America Awards.

Nominees for 54th Annual WGA Awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Here is a list of the TV and radio nominees for the 54th Annual Writers Guild of America Awards, announced Wednesday by the Writers Guild of America, East and w
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Bank of America CEO Kenneth Lewis testifies before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on Bank of America's purchase of Merrill Lynch in Washington on June 11, 2009. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
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Sir Kenneth Lewis (1 July 1916 – 2 July 1997) was a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom. He was Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom for Rutland and Stamford from 1959 to 1983, and following boundary changes for Stamford and Spalding from 1983 to 1987.

Son of William and Agnes Lewis, Kenneth Lewis was born and educated in Jarrow, Co. Durham, and attended Edinburgh University. He was a Labour and Personnel Executive with shipbuilders Hawthorn Leslie and Company of Hebburn, and afterwards with the County of London Electricity Supply Company. He served with the RAF during World War II as a staff officer at Allied HQ Europe, the Air Ministry, and with a Pathfinder Squadron. He started his own shipping and travel business. He was married to Jean Lewis in 1948, and had two children: Kaye Michie and Christopher Lewis. He lived in Preston, near Uppingham, Rutland.

From 1949 to 1952 he was a member of Middlesex County Council, and contested Parliamentary elections as Conservative candidate in 1945 and 1950 at Newton, and at Ashton-under-Lyne in 1951.

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