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Ernest John Beckett

business executive

Ernest John Beckett, business executive. Member American Newcomen Society, Pacific Coast Elec. Association, American and Pacific Coast gas associations.

Background

Beckett, Ernest John was born on February 6, 1887 in Wilton, England. Son of Richard and Emily J. (Titt) Beckett.

Education

Educated private schools in England.

Career

Came to the United States, 1907, naturalized, 1918. Filled various accounting and secretarial positions, 1907-1920. Assistant treasurer Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Francisco, 1920, financial assistant to president, 1927-1943, treasurer since 1943.

Vice president, treasurer and director Valley Elec. Supply Company, Fresno, California. Director Vallejo Elec.

Light & Power Company.

Membership

Member American Newcomen Society, Pacific Coast Elec. Association, American and Pacific Coast gas associations. Clubs: Commonwealth (San Francisco).

Connections

Married Hilda Hansen, July 4, 1912. Children: Richard Wilton, John Raymond.

father:
Richard Beckett

mother:
Emily J. (Titt) Beckett

spouse:
Hilda Hansen

children:
Richard Wilton Beckett

John Raymond Beckett