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Walter Earl Ditmars

Walter Earl Ditmars, American manufacturer executive. Member Newcomen Society in N.A., A.S.M.E., Holland Society, S.A.R., Naval Academy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumni associations; Mason.

Background

  • Ditmars, Walter Earl was born on July 30, 1895 in Brooklyn. Son of Abram and Lucinda (Earl) Ditmars.

  • Education

    • Student United States Naval Academy, class 1919, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1923.

    Career

    • 1 son, Walter Earl. Commissioned officer Regular Army, United States of America, 1917-1925, resigned. Director sales Southern Dairies, Inc., 1925-1926. President Solid Carbonic Company, 1927-1929.

      Former president Gray Manufacturing Company, Hartford, Connecticut, Gray Research & Development Company, Audograph Company of New York, now special consultant. Director Colts Firearms Company, Hartford. Board of directors China Institute American, Navy League of the United States.

      Trustee Federal Hall Associates, Inc.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Newcomen Society in N.A., A.S.M.E., Holland Society, S.A.R., Naval Academy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumni associations. Mason.; Clubs: Bankers America, Union League, New York Yacht, Military and Naval (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Jennie Ann Johnson, September 7, 1920.
    • father: Abram Ditmars
    • mother: Lucinda (Earl) Ditmars
    • spouse: Jennie Ann Johnson
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    Born July 30, 1895
    Died December 31, 1962
    (aged 67)
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