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Darwin Schriever Fenner

Darwin Schriever Fenner was American investment banker, broker. Member Kappa Alpha.; Served as major United States Army Air Corps, 1942-1946.

Background

  • Fenner, Darwin Schriever was born in 1908 in New Orleans. Son of Charles E. and Virginia (Schriever) Fenner.

  • Education

    • Student Tulane University, 1925-1929.

    Career

    • Clerk for firm Fenner & Beane, 1929-1934, partner, 1934-1941. Partner Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Beane, 1941-1957. Vice-president, director Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc., 1957-1970, senior vice president, 1964-1970, also director.

      President Gulf States Assets Management Inc., 1971-1977. President General Services Administration Properties, Inc., 1977-1979. Co-founder New Orleans United Way.

      Board adminstrs. Tulane University, 1953-1973, chairman, 1964-1969, member of advisory board, 1973. Chairman Health Education Authority Louisiana, 1968-1971, member board, 1971-1979. Chairman original board New Orleans Ednl. television Foundation, 1953, board directors, 1954-1958, honorary chairman, 1959-1979.

      President Council for a Better Louisiana, 1974-1975. Original sponsor Metropolitan Leadership Forum of Metropolitan Area Committee and Tulane University.

    Works

    • Authority Louisiana, 1968-1971, member board, 1971-1979. Chairman original board New Orleans Ednl. television Foundation, 1953, board directors, 1954-1958, honorary chairman, 1959-1979. President Council for a Better Louisiana, 1974-1975.

      Original sponsor Metropolitan Leadership Forum of Metropolitan Area Committee and Tulane U.

    Membership

    Member Kappa Alpha.; Served as major United States Army Air Corps, 1942-1946.

    Connections

    • Married Flora Hardie, 1931. Children: Darwin Charles, James Hardie, Flora Sanders (Mistress.
    • father: Charles E. Fenner
    • mother: Virginia (Schriever) Fenner
    • spouse: Flora Hardie
    • children: Darwin Charles Fenner
    • James Hardie Fenner
    • Flora Sanders (Mrs Fenner
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    Born 1908
    Died June 9, 1979
    (aged 71)
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