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Bertram Whitcomb Bennett

Bertram Whitcomb Bennett, American steel company executive. Member National Interfraternity Council (vice president), Beta Theta Pi (president 1954-1957).

Background

  • Bennett, Bertram Whitcomb was born on January 10, 1899 in Des Plaines, Illinois, United States. Son of Harry Thomas and Elda Pauline (Whitcomb) Bennett.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Knox College, 1920.

    Career

    • August 4, 1959); 1 son, Robert W. Married second, Elizabeth Ann Huser, May 20, 1961. With Benjamin Electric Company, Des Plaines, Illinois, 1920-1922.

      With Caspers Tin Plate Company, Chicago, since 1922, president, 1938-1957, chairman, since 1957, director. Director Lafayette Steel & Aluminum Company. Trustee Knox College.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member National Interfraternity Council (vice president), Beta Theta Pi (president 1954-1957). Clubs: Chicago Athletic Association, Lake Shore (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Elizabeth Wallace, June 28, 1924 (deceased.; married second, Elizabeth Ann Huser, May 20, 1961.
    • father: Harry Thomas Bennett
    • mother: Elda Pauline (Whitcomb) Bennett
    • spouses: Mary Elizabeth Wallace
    • Elizabeth Ann Huser
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