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Cedric Eugene Bennett

Cedric Eugene Bennett, American electrical supply company executive.

Background

  • Bennett, Cedric Eugene was born on June 7, 1926 in Mattoon, Illinois, United States. Son of Kenneth Ross and Dorothy Mae (Wilson) Bennett.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1949.

    Career

    • Served as enlisted man United States Navy, 1944—1945, commissioned ensign, 1949, advanced through grades to lieutenant, 1954. Engineering officer United States Ship Valley Forge, 1950—1952, pilot, 1952—1955. Administrative officer, communications officer, legal office VP-26 Squadron, Brunswick, Maine, 1955—1956, resigned, 1956.

      Partner C.R. Norton Memls., 1956—1957. Salesman Industrial Nucleonics Corporation, Baltimore, Richmond, Virginia and Mobile, Alabama, 1956—1972, account manager, 1972—1975. Chairman board Nix & Bennett Supply Company and Baldwin Electrical Supply Company, Fairhope, Alabama, since 1975.

      President Faces Inc., since 1979. Vice president Deep Six, Inc., since 1982. President Eastern Shore Emergency Services Association, 1977—1978, Fairhope Girls Softball League, 1977—1978.

      Vice-chairman Fairhope Planning and Zoning Board, 1979—1983. President Mobile-Baldwin County chapter Coalition for Decency, 1980. President Republican county chairman Sen.

      J. Denton, 1981—1982.

    Membership

    Member of National Chamber of Commerce, National Republican Senatorial Committee, National Federation Decency, American Association Retired Persons, United States Naval Academy Alumni Association, Retired Officers Association, Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce (director 1975-1978), National Federation Indiana Businessmen, National Home Builders Association, National Association Electrical Distributors, Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry, American Home Lighting Institute, Woodmen of World Club, Optimist Club (director Fairhope 1975-1978), Le Club, International Trade Club.

    Connections

    • Married Fleur Ardis Norton, June 10, 1949. Children: Cedric Eugene, Mark N., Michael C., John D., Ruth, Rebecca.
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    • 1949
      United States Naval Academy
    • 1944 - 1945
      Served as enlisted man United States Navy
    • 1949
      Served as enlisted man United States Navy
    • 1950 - 1952
      engineer, engineering officer United States Ship Valley Forge
      Pilot, Virginia, United States
    • 1952 - 1955
      engineer, engineering officer United States Ship Valley Forge
      Pilot, Virginia, United States
    • 1954
      Served as enlisted man United States Navy
    • 1955 - 1956
      administrative officer
      Brunswick, Georgia, United States
    • 1955 - 1956
      communications officer
      Brunswick, Georgia, United States
    • 1956 - 1972
      salesman Industrial Nucleonics Corporation
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1956
      administrative officer
    • 1956
      communications officer
    • 1956 - 1957
      partner, C.R. Norton Memls.
    • 1975
      chairman, board Nix & Bennett Supply Company and Baldwin Electrical Supply Company
      Fairhope, Alabama, United States
    • 1979
      president, Faces Incorporated
    • 1982
      vice president, Deep Six
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