In Remembrance: Charles R. Treuhold ’52 Died on November 7 2018

Charles Richard Treuhold died November 7, 2018, in Maui. He was born May 24, 1930. Raised in Brooklyn and Bay Shore, New York, he attended Phillips Academy (Class of ’48) before Yale (Class of ’52). While at Yale, he wrote and was the film critic for the Yale Daily News.  Charlie served as a lieutenant in the US Navy from 1952 to 1955. He spent the next year in Paris, studying at the Sorbonne, and there he met Kerstin (Kris) Nevrell, a Swedish au pair. After a whirlwind courtship, they were married in Sweden in 1956, and son Robert arrived on the scene in 1957.

Returning to the US with his new bride, he began a four-decades-long career on Wall Street, beginning at Lehman Brothers in 1956, moving to Paribas in 1961, and in 1966 to Arnhold & S. Bleichroeder. He was the first US member of the Association of International Bond Dealers (now ICMA), serving on its board from 1979 to 1986, and was a governor of the Bond Club of New York from 1988 to 1995.

A lover of travel, he and Kris spent many vacations in Europe, especially Sweden and France. At the same time, he continued to pursue his lifelong passion for railroads and other forms of public transportation, and was a walking encyclopedia for his family and friends of rail and plane schedules. When not working or traveling, Charlie indulged his love of theater and film, spectator sports, crosswords, reading, and music, and breaking into song at the dinner table.  He was renowned for his remarkable wit, wisdom, and wordplay. 

Though he was the consummate New Yorker, Charlie had a second chapter in Maui, after Kris passed away in 1997. There, with his second wife, Faye Field, he became a beach walker, swimmer, and a constant wearer of aloha shirts.

Charlie was predeceased by his wife Kris, and is survived by wife Faye Field, of Maui; son Bob Treuhold (Nancy); granddaughter Christine; sister Jane; stepchildren Lissa, Dana, Halden, and Maile; and step-grandchildren Chance, Seth, Mae, and Mira. 

—Submitted by the family. 

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