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George Arthur Benington

George Arthur Benington, business executive. Served with 2d Field Artillery, Mexican Border Service, 1916.

Background

  • Benington, George Arthur was born on September 16, 1893 in New York City. Son of Arthur and Eliza (Davidson) Benington.

  • Education

    • Student public and private schools of New York City.

    Career

    • With W.R. Grace & Company. New York City, Canada, and London, England., 1913-1923. Vice president, later president Bowker Chemical Company (subsidiary American Agricultural Chemical Company), 1924-1925.

      Assistant to president, later vice president American Agricultural Chemical Company, 1925-1933. Joined Mutual Chemical Company of America (subsidiary of Allied Chemical and Dye corporation), 1933 vice president 1936-1942, executive vice president 1942-1943, president, 1943-1956, director 1936-1956. Vice president Allied Chemical Corporation, 1957-1959.

      Chairman of the executive committee Perkin Elmer Corporation, Norwalk, Connecticut. Director Allegheny Power System, Inc., West Penn Power Company, also director Monongahela Power Company Trustee Roosevelt Hospital, New York City.

    Membership

    Served with 2d Field Artillery, Mexican Border Service, 1916. Clubs: New Canaan Country.

    Connections

    • Married Agnes Bigelow, June 10, 1927. Children: Edwina (Mistress.
    • father: Arthur Benington
    • mother: Eliza (Davidson) Benington
    • spouse: Agnes Bigelow
    • child: Edwina (Mrs Benington
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    Born September 16, 1893
    Died April 21, 1964
    (aged 70)
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