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Frank Abner Hecht, American investments. Awarded Navy’s District Public Service Award, 1951. Member Navy League United States (president, director), English Speaking Union (director), Delta Tau Delta.; Mason.

Background

Hecht, Frank Abner was born on July 29, 1888 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Frank Abner and Clara (Kaestner) Hecht.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Wisconsin.

Career

1 daughter, Margaret Elizabeth (Mistress Wm. K. Wimsatt Junior); married second Mistress Leroy Gregory Peed, June 1, 1953. President, general manager Kaestner & Hecht Company, electric elevator builders, until 1926 (company acquired by Westinghouse Electric Corporation).

Private investments, from 1926. Deputy administrator N.R.A., 1934-1935. Div. chief Chicago Ordnance District, 1942-1943.

Formerly president Barrington Countryside Association, West Central Association, vice-president, director Chicago Association of Commerce. Trustee Illinois Institute of Technology, Armour Research Foundation Mount Vernon Seminary (Washington). Director Employers Association Chicago, Pilgrims, Newcomen, Alliance Francaise Honolulu (president).

Membership

Member Navy League United States (president, director), English Speaking Union (director), Delta Tau Delta. Mason.; Clubs: Metropolitan, 1925 F St. (Washington).

Connections

Married Margaret Elizabeth Lipps, April 28, 1917.; married second Mistress.

father:
Frank Abner Hecht

mother:
Clara (Kaestner) Hecht

spouses:
Margaret Elizabeth Lipps

2d Mistress