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Edward Burbridge Yancey

industrialist.

Edward Burbridge Yancey, industrialist. Mason (Shriner).

Background

Yancey, Edward Burbridge was born on January 26, 1888 in Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States. Son of Jonn Gibbon and Frances (Bradley) Yancey.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Virginia, 1908, Master of Arts, 1908.

Career

With Éleuthère Irénée Du Pont de Nemours & corporation since 1908, chemist, conducting chemical research on T.N.T. and other explosives, 1908-1917, assistant plant manager Repauno, New Jersey, 1919-1923, manager similar explosives plants at Louviers, Colorado, Joplin, Missouri, and Birmingham, Alabama, 5 years, became general manager explosives department, 1935, elected to board directors, 1938, vice president and member Executive Committee since 1944.

Membership

Mason (Shriner).; Clubs: Country, Whist (Wilmington).

Connections

Married Jessie A. Willits, October 25, 1913.

father:
Jonn Gibbon Yancey

mother:
Frances (Bradley) Yancey

spouse:
Jessie A. Willits