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Bernon Sheldon Prentice

Bernon Sheldon Prentice, American investment banker. Decorated with Italian War Cross, Commander of Order of Crown of Italy; Medaille Commemorative Française (France). Member Fly.

Background

  • Prentice, Bernon Sheldon was born on May 12, 1882 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Son of William Saterly Packer and Ella Crawford (Sheldon) Prentice.

  • Education

    • Student St. Paul’s School, Concord, N.H., 1897-1901. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1905.

    Career

    • Began with Harvey Fiske & Son, 1905. Now partner Dominick and Dominick. Director Fulton Trust Company, American Express Branch Chase National Bank, Fulton Safe Deposit Company Treasurer New Jersey Republican Committee, 1926-1931.

      Organized ambulance service Italian front, 1918. Former trustee and president Alumni Association St. Paul’s Church, Concord, N.H. Trustee Boys Club of New York, Monmouth Memorial Hospital.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Fly; Clubs: Union, Racquet, Harvard, Links, Recess, New York, National Golf Links, Seabright Lawn Tennis and Cricket, New Jersey, Jekyll Island (president).

    Connections

    • Married Clare Ellsworth, 1908 (deceased).; married second, Josephine McFadden, 1924. Children: Clare Prentice (Mistress.
    • father: William Saterly Packer Prentice
    • mother: Ella Crawford (Sheldon) Prentice
    • spouses: Clare Ellsworth
    • Josephine McFadden
    • child: Clare Prentice (Mrs Prentice
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    Born March 12, 1882
    Died June 12, 1948
    (aged 66)
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