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Wesley Simon Alpert

Wesley Simon Alpert, American food products executive.

Background

  • Alpert, Wesley Simon was born on March 14, 1926 in Fall River, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Jacob and Bertha Lillian (Cohen) Alpert.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard University, 1947.

    Career

    • Warehouse manager Alpert Brothers, Inc., Fall River, 1948—1969, president, Chief Executive Officer, since 1969. With United States Navy, 1945-1946.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Board directors Temple Beth-El Men's Club, Providence. Member of Fall River Chamber of Commerce, National Association Tobacco Distributors (trustee since 1986), Massachusetts Candy and Tobacco Distributors (president 1979-1981, chairman board 1981-1983, Richard Joshua Reynolds Leadership award 1981), National Candy Wholesalers Association (Candy Merchandiser of Year 1974), B'nai B'rith (board directors Boston), Harvard (Rhode Island), Ledgemont Country (Seekonk, Massachusetts), Masons.

    Connections

    • Married Grace M. Kennison, May 10, 1968.
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    • 1947
      Harvard University
    • 1948 - 1969
      Warehouse manager, Alpert Brothers
      Fall River, Massachusetts, United States