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Emlen Spencer Hare

Emlen Spencer Hare, American investments executive. Member Delta Psi.


  • Hare, Emlen Spencer was born on November 26, 1882 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert Emott and Heloise (Guillou) Hare.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the University Pennsylvania, 1906.


    • With Commercial Truck Company, Philadelphia, 1906-1916. President Packard Motor Car Company of New York, 1916-1918, vice president, Detroit, 1918-1919. President Hare’s Motors, New York City, 1919-1922.

      Partner Jackson, Storer & Schwab, Boston, 1927-1930. Vice president, Hare & Chase, Inc., Philadelphia, 1922-1926. President Bank & Insurance Shares, Inc., Philadelphia, 1933-1935.

      Chairman of the board Hare’s, Ltd. Director of Van Strum & Towne, Inc. President and director Institutional Shares, Limited, New York City, 1936-1960, chairman, since 1960.

      President, director Institutional Income Fund, Inc., 1953-1960, chairman, since 1960. Director Van Strum & Towne, Inc.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member Delta Psi.; Clubs: Mask and Wig (Pennsylvania).


    • Married Ann Hutchinson Waln, October 14, 1909. Children: Emlen Waln, Hobart Nixon, Annual.
    • father: Robert Emott Hare
    • mother: Heloise (Guillou) Hare
    • spouse: Ann Hutchinson Waln
    • children: Emlen Waln Hare
    • Hobart Nixon Hare
    • Ann Hare
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    Born November 26, 1882
    Died March, 1962
    (aged 79)