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Fred Stanley Hunting

Fred Stanley Hunting, American banker. Member Fort Wayne Chamber Commerce (1st president).; Member Allen County Council of Defense during World War.; Fellow American Institute Elec. Engineers; member Elec. Manufacturers; Club of New York, Quest; Mason (33°).

Background

  • Hunting, Fred Stanley was born on September 30, 1867 in East Templeton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William and Mary (Day) Hunting.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Worcester (Massachusetts) Polytechnic Technology Institute, 1888.

    Career

    • 1 son, William Fred. Draftsman, later assistant to chief engineer, Fort Wayne Electric Light Company, 1888-1893, chief construction engineer, 1893-1899. Treasurer and sales manager Fort Wayne Electric Works, 1899-1910, vice-president and treasurer, 1910-1911. General manager Fort Wayne Works of General Electric Company, 1911-1922.

      President and Chairman of the Board Robbins & Myers Company, Springfield, O., 1922-1927. Retired from electrical business and spent much time in California, 1927-1933. Helped organize Fort Wayne National Bank, 1933, president to January 14, 1941, chairman of the Board since January 14, 1941.

      Director Lincoln National Life Insurance Company (member finance committee).

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member Fort Wayne Chamber Commerce (1st president). Member Allen County Council of Defense during World War. Fellow American Institute Elec.

    Engineers; member Elec. Manufacturers; Club of New York, Quest. Mason (33°).; Clubs: Fort Wayne Country.

    Connections

    • Married Harriett Alzina Sawyer, May 1, 1889 (died June 26, 1904).; married second Elma Pearl Balthis, June 10, 1907 (died March 29, 1929). Children: Ralph William, Lawrence Stratton, Harold Stanley.
    • father: William Hunting
    • mother: Mary (Day) Hunting
    • spouses: Harriett Alzina Sawyer
    • 2d Elma Pearl Balthis
    • children: Ralph William Hunting
    • Lawrence Stratton Hunting
    • Harold Stanley Hunting
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    Died December 17, 1951
    (aged 84)
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