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J. Brent Wells

J. Brent Wells, business executive. Member Kappa Alpha.

Background

  • Wells, J. Brent was born on May 6, 1901 in Baltimore. Son of Joseph Hindes and Katharine Margaret (Kunkel) Wells.

  • Education

    • Student Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, 1914-1918. Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins, 1922.

    Career

    • With Melville Shoe Corporation since 1925, assistant to president, 1928-1930. Chairman budget committee, 1930, vice president since 1946, director since 1948. Elected member Republican Town Meeting, Darien, 1957-1959.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Kappa Alpha.; Clubs: Johns Hopkins (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Elizabeth Strohmenger, July 5, 1941.
    • father: Joseph Hindes Wells
    • mother: Katharine Margaret (Kunkel) Wells
    • spouse: Ruth Elizabeth Strohmenger
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    Born March 6, 1901
    Died December 8, 1962
    (aged 61)
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