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George Arthur Benington

business executive.

George Arthur Benington, business executive. Served with 2d Field Artillery, Mexican Border Service, 1916.

Background

Benington, George Arthur was born on September 16, 1893 in New York City. Son of Arthur and Eliza (Davidson) Benington.

Education

Student public and private schools of New York City.

Career

With W.R. Grace & Company. New York City, Canada, and London, England., 1913-1923. Vice president, later president Bowker Chemical Company (subsidiary American Agricultural Chemical Company), 1924-1925.

Assistant to president, later vice president American Agricultural Chemical Company, 1925-1933. Joined Mutual Chemical Company of America (subsidiary of Allied Chemical and Dye corporation), 1933 vice president 1936-1942, executive vice president 1942-1943, president, 1943-1956, director 1936-1956. Vice president Allied Chemical Corporation, 1957-1959.

Chairman of the executive committee Perkin Elmer Corporation, Norwalk, Connecticut. Director Allegheny Power System, Inc., West Penn Power Company, also director Monongahela Power Company Trustee Roosevelt Hospital, New York City.

Membership

Served with 2d Field Artillery, Mexican Border Service, 1916. Clubs: New Canaan Country.

Connections

Married Agnes Bigelow, June 10, 1927. Children: Edwina (Mistress.

father:
Arthur Benington

mother:
Eliza (Davidson) Benington

spouse:
Agnes Bigelow

child:
Edwina (Mrs Benington