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William Oscar Jenkins

William Oscar Jenkins, industrialist. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Background

  • Jenkins, William Oscar was born on May 18, 1878 in Shelbyville, Tennessee, United States. Son of John and Elizabeth (Biddle) Jenkins.

  • Education

    • Student Tennessee Preparatory School, 1898-1899. Vanderbilt University, 1900-1901.

    Career

    • January 1944). Owner, founder Atencingo sugar factory, State of Puebla, Mexico, 1919-1946. Principal owner Banco de Comercio and it’s affiliates throughout Mexico, since 1940. Owner textile mills El Leon, also Atlixco, Puebla.

      Owner cotton gin, ice factory. Founder, doner American School, Sm. Hospital, City of Puebla.

      Organizer Mary Street-Jenkins Foundation Trustee Vanderbilt University, Nashville.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Street, September 26, 1901 (deceased.
    • father: John Jenkins
    • mother: Elizabeth (Biddle) Jenkins
    • spouse: Mary Street
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    Died June 4, 1963
    (aged 85)
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