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Percy Jardine Bentley

Percy Jardine Bentley, Canadian engineer. Served overseas with Canadian Expeditionary Force, World War I.; Member Kappa Sigma.

Background

  • Bentley, Percy Jardine was born on November 1, 1898 in Brookfield, Nova Scoti, Canada. Son of Robie Dugwell and Susan (West) Bentley.

  • Education

    • Came to the United States, 1925, naturalized, 1938. Student Acadia University, Nova Scoti, 1919-1921. Bachelor of Science in Mech.

      Engineering, Nova Scoti Technology College, 1924. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1925.

    Career

    • 1 son, David West. With Ingersoll-Rand Company, Phillipsburg, since 1925, general manager, 1936-1956, vice president, since 1945, member board directors, since 1943.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Served overseas with Canadian Expeditionary Force, World War I. Member Kappa Sigma.; Clubs: Northampton Country.

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Deland Williams, October 31, 1930.
    • father: Robie Dugwell Bentley
    • mother: Susan (West) Bentley
    • spouse: Virginia Deland Williams
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    Born November 1, 1898
    Died March 8, 1962
    (aged 63)
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