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Volney King Forsyth

Volney King Forsyth, American corporate executive. lieutenant Canada Machine Gun Corps, 1915-1918. Member Canada Society New York (board directors), Canada Club. New York, Inc. (past president), City Midday Club, Scarsdale Golf Club.

Background

  • Forsyth, Volney King was born on November 2, 1892 in Edgewater, New York, United States. Son of Enoch Avard and Susan Duffus (Smith) Forsyth.

  • Education

    • Graduate, King's Collegiate School, Windsor, Canada, 1908.

    Career

    • With Bank of Nova Scotia, 1908-1915, 19-27. Reporter Halifax Herald, 1918-1919. With North America Solvay, Incorporated, New York York City, from 1927, vice president, treasurer, 1945-1959, president, from 1959, also board directors.

      Board directors Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company, Toledo.

    Membership

    Lieutenant Canada Machine Gun Corps, 1915-1918. Member Canada Society New York (board directors), Canada Club. New York, Inc. (past president), City Midday Club, Scarsdale Golf Club.

    Connections

    • Married Mary O'Neill, September 8, 1921. Children: Martha Joan (Mistress W. B. Harmon Junior), Mary (Mistress Philip C. Reville), Anne (Mistress R. W. Christensen), Frances Volney (Mistress John Wayne Dawson).
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    Born November 2, 1892
    • 1908
      King's Collegiate School
    • 1908 - 1915
      With Bank of Nova Scotia
    • 1918 - 1919
      reporter Halifax Herald
    • 1945 - 1959
      with North America Solvay