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Henry Smith Wingate

Henry Smith Wingate, business executive. Recipient Sesquicentennial award University of Michigan, 1967. Member Canadian Institute Mining and Metallurgy, Mining and Metallurgical Society American, Council Foreign Relations, Pilgrims United States, Canadian Society New York, Order of Coif, Delta Sigma Rho.

Background

  • Wingate, Henry Smith was born on October 8, 1905 in Talas, Turkey. Son of Henry Knowles and Jane Caroline (Smith) Wingate.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Carleton College, 1927, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1973. Juris Doctor, University of Michigan, 1929. Doctor of Laws, University Manitoba, 1957, Marshall U., York University, 1967, Laurentian U., 1968, Colby College, 1970.

    Career

    • Bar: New York bar 1931. Associate Sullivan & Cromwell, New York City, 1929-1935. Assistant secretary International Nickel Company of Canada, Ltd., 1935-1939, secretary, 1939-1952, director, 1952-1975, vice president, 1949-1954, president, 1954-1960, Chairman of the Board, chairman of the executive committee, 1960-1972, chairman advising committee director, 1972-1975, member advising committee, from 1978.

      Former director American Standard, Inc., United States Steel Corporation, J.P. Morgan & Company, Morgan Guaranty Trust Company, Bank of Montreal. Trustee Seamen’s Bank for Savings, New York. Member of advisory council Morgan Guaranty Trust Company New York Honorary member Business Council Washington.

      Member of council Foundation for Child Development. Member Canada-American committee sponsored by National Planning Association and Communicative Disorders Howe Research Institute Canada. Board directors People’s Symphony Concerts, Societe De Chimie Industrielle, Paris.

      Vice president, board directors American Friends Canada Committee. Senior member Conference Board New York City.

    Membership

    Member Canadian Institute Mining and Metallurgy, Mining and Metallurgical Society American, Council Foreign Relations, Pilgrims United States, Canadian Society New York, Order of Coif, Delta Sigma Rho. Clubs: Lloyd Harbor Bath, Huntington Country.

    Connections

    • Married Ardis Adeline Swenson, September 11, 1929. Children: Henry Knowles, William Peter.
    • father: Henry Knowles Wingate
    • mother: Jane Caroline (Smith) Wingate
    • spouse: Ardis Adeline Swenson
    • children: Henry Knowles Wingate
    • William Peter Wingate
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    Born October 8, 1905
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