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John Walter Kenning

John Walter Kenning, American manufacturing executive. Served with United States Army, 1951-1953. Member National Association Accountants Clubs: Racquet, Willow Knolls Country (board directors 1970), Mount Hawley Country (Peoria).

Background

  • Kenning, John Walter was born on November 15, 1926 in Peoria, Illinois, United States. Son of Anthony John and Emma Mary (Upschulte) Kenning.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science cum laude, St. Louis University, 1951.

    Career

    • Various staff positions Caterpillar, Inc., Peoria, 1951-1964, corporation accountant, 1970-1976, corporation controller, since 1978. Special consultant Caterpillar France S.A., Grenoble, 1964. Plant controller Caterpillar, Inc., Joliet, Illinois, 1965-1967, Caterpillar Engine division, Mossville, 1967-1970.

      Director finance Caterpillar Brasil S.A., São Paulo, 1976-1978.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1951-1953. Member National Association Accountants Clubs: Racquet, Willow Knolls Country (board directors 1970), Mount Hawley Country (Peoria).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, tennis, gardening, travel, investments.

    Connections

    • Married Rosalie Catherine Hitpas, November 23, 1950. Children: John Walter Junior, Philip James, Todd Lawrence.
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    Born November 15, 1926
    • 1951
      St. Louis University
    • 1951 - 1964
      Various staff positions Caterpillar
      Peoria, Arizona, United States
    • 1964
      special consultant, Caterpillar France Societe Anonyme
      Grenoble, Rhone-Alpes, France
    • 1965 - 1967
      plant controller, Caterpillar
      Joliet, Illinois, United States
    • 1967 - 1970
      plant controller, Caterpillar
      Mossville, Illinois, United States
    • 1976 - 1978
      director, finance Caterpillar Brasil Societe Anonyme
      Sao Paulo, Brazil, Brazil