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Benjamin Hudson Milner

Benjamin Hudson Milner, American utility company executive. Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1944-1946.; Member Kentucky, Louisville chambers commerce, Kentucky Bar Association Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Milner, Benjamin Hudson was born on November 23, 1916 in Louisville. Son of Charles Whitner and Josephine (Hudson) Milner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts with highest honors, Princeton University, 1938. Bachelor of Laws, University Louisville, 1941. Honorary Doctor of Laws, U. Kentucky, 1975.

    Career

    • Admitted to Kentucky bar, 1940. Partner firm Middleton, Seelbach, Wolford, Willis & Cochran and predecessors, Louisville, 1940-1957. With Louisville Gas & Electric Company, 1957-1978, executive vice president, 1962-1963, president, 1963-1978.

      Also director; director First National Bank, Louisville, Kentucky Trust Company, Ohio Valley Electric Corporation, East Central Aara Reliability Group. Chairman Kentucky Arts Commission Board of directors Louisville Fund, Louisville Philharmonic Society.

    Membership

    Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1944-1946. Member Kentucky, Louisville chambers commerce, Kentucky Bar Association Beta Kappa. Clubs: Wynn Stay, Jefferson, Louisville Country, Pendennis (Louisville).

    Connections

    • Married Betty Dennis, July 2, 1938 (deceased).; married second, Mina B. Jones, February 28, 1975. Children: H. Hudson, F. Dennis, Cathcart.
    • father: Charles Whitner Milner
    • mother: Josephine (Hudson) Milner
    • spouses: Betty Dennis
    • Mina B. Jones
    • children: H. Hudson Milner
    • F. Dennis Milner
    • Cathcart Milner
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    Born November 23, 1916
    Died November 15, 1978
    (aged 61)
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