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Edward Wandell David

Edward Wandell David, American beverage executive. Member advising committee Non-Alcoholic Beverage Industry, West Palm Beach, 1942-1945.; member of the board Wharton Centre, Philadelphia; Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • David, Edward Wandell was born on November 1, 1889 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Edward M. and Martha F. (Knight) David.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Haverford College, 1910.

    Career

    • With Hires Condensed Milk Company, Malvern, Pennsylvania, 1910-1911. Manager Federal Packing Company, Enosburg Falls, Vermont, 1911-1917. Purchasing agent and production manager Hires Condensed Milk Company, Phlia., 1917-1918.

      Assistant general superintendent Nestles Food Company. New York City, 1918-1920. With Charles E. Hires Company, manufacturers root-beer since 1920, vice president, 1943-1950, president since 1950, director since 1926.

      President, director Charles E. Hires Limited company, Montreal, Canada.

    Membership

    Member advising committee Non-Alcoholic Beverage Industry, West Palm Beach, 1942-1945. Member of the board Wharton Centre, Philadelphia. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Annie F. Merrill, June 28, 1916. Children: Martha (Mistress.
    • father: Edward M. David
    • mother: Martha F. (Knight) David
    • spouse: Annie F. Merrill
    • child: Martha (Mrs David
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    Born November 1, 1889
    Died February 12, 1960
    (aged 70)
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