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David Willard Pennock Jewitt Edit Profile

Banker

David Willard Pennock Jewitt was American banker. Decorated Commander Order Ruben Dario (Nicaragua); recipient medal of merit Fairfield University, 1968, Jubilee medal, 1992.

Background

Jewitt, David Willard Pennock was born on February 22, 1921 in Cleveland. Son of Homer Moore and Helen Katherine (Pennock) Jewitt.

Education

Bachelor, Amherst College, 1943. Amherst Memorial fellow, Harvard, 1947. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Fairfield University, 1980.

Career

With Irving Trust Company, New York City, 1947-1951, Chemical Bank, New York City, 1951-1959. With Connecticut National Bank, Bridgeport, 1959-1986, executive vice president, 1977-1986.

Membership

Trustee emeritus American Seamen's Friend Society, New York City, Mystic Seaport Museum, Gaylord Hospital, Wallingford, Oak Lawn Cemetery Association, Fairfield. Trustee Fairfield University, chairman board trustees, 1972-1978, trustee emeritus, 1980. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, World War World War II.

Member Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Fairfield County Beagles, National Beagle Club, The Pilgrims, Society Colonial Wars, Army and Navy Club (Washington), Squadron A Association (New York City), Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, Royal Swedish Yacht Club, Flyfishers Club (London).

Connections

Married Margaret Van Pelt Cool, April 13, 1957. Children: Andrea, Joel.

father:
Homer Moore Jewitt

mother:
Helen Katherine (Pennock) Jewitt

spouse:
Margaret Van Pelt Cool

children:
Andrea Jewitt

Joel Jewitt