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Edward Wandell David

beverage executive.

Edward Wandell David, American beverage executive. Member advising committee Non-Alcoholic Beverage Industry, West Palm Beach, 1942-1945.; member of the board Wharton Centre, Philadelphia; Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

David, Edward Wandell was born on November 1, 1889 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Edward M. and Martha F. (Knight) David.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Haverford College, 1910.

Career

With Hires Condensed Milk Company, Malvern, Pennsylvania, 1910-1911. Manager Federal Packing Company, Enosburg Falls, Vermont, 1911-1917. Purchasing agent and production manager Hires Condensed Milk Company, Phlia., 1917-1918.

Assistant general superintendent Nestles Food Company. New York City, 1918-1920. With Charles E. Hires Company, manufacturers root-beer since 1920, vice president, 1943-1950, president since 1950, director since 1926.

President, director Charles E. Hires Limited company, Montreal, Canada.

Membership

Member advising committee Non-Alcoholic Beverage Industry, West Palm Beach, 1942-1945. Member of the board Wharton Centre, Philadelphia. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Annie F. Merrill, June 28, 1916. Children: Martha (Mistress.

father:
Edward M. David

mother:
Martha F. (Knight) David

spouse:
Annie F. Merrill

child:
Martha (Mrs David