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Wallace Foster Bennett

Wallace Foster Bennett, American investment company executive. Served as lieutenant United States Army, 1918-1919. Member National Glass Distributors Association (president Chicago 1935-1936), National Association of Manufacturers (president New York 1949).

Background

  • Bennett, Wallace Foster was born on November 13, 1898 in Salt Lake City. Son of John and Rosetta (Wallace) Bennett.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Utah, 1919. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Utah, 1971. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Northeastern University, Boston, 1971.

      Doctor Public Service, Brigham Young University, 1973. Doctor of Letters (honorary), College South Utah, 1975.

    Career

    • Principal San Luis High School, Manassa, Colorado, 1919-1920. With Bennett Glass & Paint Company, Salt Lake City, 1920-1938, chief executive officer, 1928-1938, The Bennett Association, since 1938. United States senator from Utah, 1950-1974.

      Director United Funds, Kansas City, Ticor Life Insurance Company, Los Los Angeles.

    Works

    • Author: Faith and Freedom, 1949. Why I Am A Mormon, 1956. Biography Of John F. Bennett, 1978.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Views

    The Holy Ghost is a member of the Godhead, along with God the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ. The Holy Ghost is one in purpose with the Father and the Son, but is a separate being.

    Membership

    Served as lieutenant United States Army, 1918-1919. Member National Glass Distributors Association (president Chicago 1935-1936), National Association of Manufacturers (president New York 1949). Clubs: Alta (Salt Lake City).

    Lodges: Rotary (president Salt Lake City 1948).

    Connections

    • Married Frances Marion Grant, September 13, 1922. Children– Wallace G., Rosemary, David W., Frances, Robert F.
    • father: John Bennett
    • mother: Rosetta (Wallace) Bennett
    • spouse: Frances Marion Grant
    • children: Wallace G. Bennett
    • Rosemary Bennett
    • David W. Bennett
    • Frances Bennett
    • Robert F. Bennett
    Wallace Foster Bennett
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    Born November 13, 1898
    Nationality
    • 1919
      University Utah
    • 1971
      University Utah
    • 1971
      Northeastern University
    • 1973
      Brigham Young University
    • 1975
      College South Utah
    • 1919 - 1920
      Principal San Luis High School
      Manassa, Colorado, United States
    • 1920 - 1938
      with Bennett Glass & Paint Company
      Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
    • 1950 - 1974
      United States senator from Utah
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