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Kenneth John Hanau

Kenneth John Hanau, banker, business executive. Served in the United States Army, 1917-1919.; Member National War Labor Board, 1942-1945. Vice chairman Montclair United Service Organizations, 1942-1944. President board of trustees Montclair Academy, 1936-1946. Trustee Montclair Community Chest, 1943-1948. Chairman War Fund Drive, 1945. Trustee Montclair Red Cross.; Member Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Background

  • Hanau, Kenneth John was born on November 6, 1895 in Brooklyn. Son of Nathaniel and Emma (French) Hanau.

  • Education

    • Student of University of Virginia, 1916.

    Career

    • Began as Bond salesman Spencer Trask & Company. New York City; sales manager Redmond & Company, investment bankers, 1921-1925. Partner J. & W. Seligman, private bankers, 1925-1932.

      Executive vice president, treasurer, general manager, member Executive Committee, director Wagner Baking Corporation, Newark, 1934-1954, retired, now director, member Executive Committee. Chairman of the executive committee National State Bank of Newark, since 1954, director, since 1940. Chairman of the Board, member Executive Committee United Cigar-Whelan Stores Corporation, 1948-1951.

      Director and member Executive Committee 1st National Bank & Trust Company, Montclair, 1946-1951, Canada Dry Ginger Ale, Inc., Krueger Brewing Company, Union Bag & Paper Corporation. Director, member Executive Committee and finance committee M-K-T R.R., since 1936, Public Service Gas & Electric Company. Director, member finance committee Merchants and Manufacturers Fire Insurance Company, American Equitable Assurance Company of New York, since 1936.

      Director, member auditing committee Broad Street Investing Corporation, 1935-1951. Capital Administration Limited company, since 1935. Director, member investment committee Colonial Life Insurance Company.

      Director Tri Continental Corporation.

    Membership

    Served in the United States Army, 1917-1919. Member National War Labor Board, 1942-1945. Vice chairman Montclair United Service Organizations, 1942-1944.

    President board of trustees Montclair Academy, 1936-1946. Trustee Montclair Community Chest, 1943-1948. Chairman War Fund Drive, 1945.

    Trustee Montclair Red Cross. Member Delta Kappa Epsilon. Clubs: Golf (president and.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Oliver, February 12, 1920. Children: Dorothy, Helen, Kenneth, Douglas.
    • father: Nathaniel Hanau
    • mother: Emma (French) Hanau
    • spouse: Elizabeth Oliver
    • children: Dorothy Hanau
    • Helen Hanau
    • Kenneth Hanau
    • Douglas Hanau
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    Born November 6, 1895
    Died April 27, 1957
    (aged 61)
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