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Apparel manufacturing executive

Fred William Wenzel, American apparel manufacturing executive.

Background

Wenzel, Fred William was born on January 14, 1916 in St. Louis. Son of Frederick H. and Ella M. (Heuerman) Wenzel.

Education

Graduate, University of Wisconsin, 1937.

Career

Chairman H. Wenzel Tent & Duck Company, St. Louis, 1937-1952;president, Hawthorn Company, New Haven, Missouri, 1952-1964;vice president, Kellwood Company, Chicago, 1961-1964;Chairman of the Board, Kellwood Company, St. Louis, 1964;president, chairman, Kellwood Company, St. Louis, 1965-1976;chairman, chief Executive officer, Kellwood Company, St. Louis, 1976-1984;chairman, Kellwood Company, St. Louis, from 1984;now chairman emeritus, Kellwood Company, St. Louis.

Connections

Married Mary Edna Cruzen. 1 child, Robert F.

father:
Frederick H. Wenzel

mother:
Ella M. (Heuerman) Wenzel

spouse:
Mary Edna Cruzen

child:
Robert F. Wenzel