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Ernest John Beckett

Ernest John Beckett, business executive. Member American Newcomen Society, Pacific Coast Elec. Association, American and Pacific Coast gas associations.

Background

  • Beckett, Ernest John was born on February 6, 1887 in Wilton, England. Son of Richard and Emily J. (Titt) Beckett.

  • Education

    • Educated private schools in England.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1907, naturalized, 1918. Filled various accounting and secretarial positions, 1907-1920. Assistant treasurer Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Francisco, 1920, financial assistant to president, 1927-1943, treasurer since 1943.

      Vice president, treasurer and director Valley Elec. Supply Company, Fresno, California. Director Vallejo Elec.

      Light & Power Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Newcomen Society, Pacific Coast Elec. Association, American and Pacific Coast gas associations. Clubs: Commonwealth (San Francisco).

    Connections

    • Married Hilda Hansen, July 4, 1912. Children: Richard Wilton, John Raymond.
    • father: Richard Beckett
    • mother: Emily J. (Titt) Beckett
    • spouse: Hilda Hansen
    • children: Richard Wilton Beckett
    • John Raymond Beckett
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    Born February 6, 1887
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