Lucien Thomas Baldwin III

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Lucien Thomas Baldwin III
Occupation Chairman
Employer Baldwin Group, Ltd.

Lucien Thomas Baldwin III is a bond trader and chairman of Baldwin Group, Ltd. parent company of investment and financial services firms including Baldwin Commodities Corporation (a Treasury bond futures proprietary trading company), MC Baldwin Financial Company (an international financial services joint venture between Mitsubishi Corporation and Baldwin Financial Corporation) and commodity trading adviser (CTA) Baldwin Managed Futures.

On March 12, 2009, he was inducted into the Futures Hall of Fame, which was established in 2005 to commemorate outstanding contributions to the global futures and options community.[1]


Baldwin was a full member director of the CBOT Committee and the Executive Committee. He was chairman of the CPO/CTA Advisory Subcommittee and chairman of the Regulatory Compliance Committee. In 1987 and 1988 he was on the Floor Governors' Committee.

In 1986 was a member of the committee for Reg. 320.15 and Reg. 320.16. In 1985, he was vice chairman of the Treasury bond futures pit committee.[2]

In 1991, Baldwin and his family made headlines after they survived a crash of a small plane in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Baldwin was credited with saving his children and the pilot of that flight through his survival skills.[3]

An interview of Baldwin by Peter Borish, formerly of trading firm Paul Tudor Jones, was featured the book "Market Wizards" by Jack Schwager.[4]



  1. FIA Announces Inductees to Futures Hall of Fame. Futures Industry Association.
  2. NHancement Technologies Announces Legendary Bond Trader Tom Baldwin's Intent to Significantly Increase Holdings in NHancement's Stock. BUSINESS WIRE.
  3. 5 Survive Plane Crash, Cold Night. Chicago Tribune.
  4. Upstairs v. Downstairs Debate. TurtleTrader.
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