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Bertram Whitcomb Bennett

steel company executive.

Bertram Whitcomb Bennett, American steel company executive. Member National Interfraternity Council (vice president), Beta Theta Pi (president 1954-1957).

Background

Bennett, Bertram Whitcomb was born on January 10, 1899 in Des Plaines, Illinois, United States. Son of Harry Thomas and Elda Pauline (Whitcomb) Bennett.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Knox College, 1920.

Career

August 4, 1959); 1 son, Robert W. Married second, Elizabeth Ann Huser, May 20, 1961. With Benjamin Electric Company, Des Plaines, Illinois, 1920-1922.

With Caspers Tin Plate Company, Chicago, since 1922, president, 1938-1957, chairman, since 1957, director. Director Lafayette Steel & Aluminum Company. Trustee Knox College.

Membership

Member National Interfraternity Council (vice president), Beta Theta Pi (president 1954-1957). Clubs: Chicago Athletic Association, Lake Shore (Chicago).

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Wallace, June 28, 1924 (deceased.; married second, Elizabeth Ann Huser, May 20, 1961.

father:
Harry Thomas Bennett

mother:
Elda Pauline (Whitcomb) Bennett

spouses:
Mary Elizabeth Wallace

Elizabeth Ann Huser