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Horace Orton Wetmore

Horace Orton Wetmore, American investment banker. member Executive Committee Blyth & Company, Inc., Chicago, 1937-1939.

Background

  • Wetmore, Horace Orton was born on February 17, 1902 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Frank Orton and Marie Louise (Barlow) Wetmore.

  • Education

    • Student of University Wisconsin, 1920-1921.

    Career

    • June 1944); children—Horace Orton, Frank Orton II. Married second, Dorothy Kemper Spencer, July 27, 1945. Manager Wilson & Company, Inc., Chicago, 1922-1929.

      With First National Bank Chicago, 1930-1935, 1939-1967, vice president, 1941-1963, senior vice president, 1963-1967. Treasurer Marshall Field & Company, Chicago, 1935-1937. Vice-president, director member Executive Committee Blyth & Company, Inc., Chicago, 1937-1939.

      Chairman, director Heinn Company, Milwaukee until 1968. President, director Wetmore Corporation, 1968-1974.

    Membership

    Member Executive Committee Blyth & Company, Inc., Chicago, 1937-1939. Clubs: Chicago, Chicago Golf, Racquet (Chicago.

    Connections

    • Married Lucia Pauline Ambrose, September 8, 1923 (deceased.; married second, Dorothy Kemper Spencer, July 27, 1945. Children: Horace Orton, Frank Orton II.
    • father: Frank Orton Wetmore
    • mother: Marie Louise (Barlow) Wetmore
    • spouses: Lucia Pauline Ambrose
    • Dorothy Kemper Spencer
    • children: Horace Orton Wetmore
    • Frank Orton II Wetmore
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    Born February 17, 1902
    Died September 30, 1974
    (aged 72)
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