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George Kenneth Batt, industrialist. Recipient Man of the Year award Notre Dame Alumni Association, 1946; named Man of the Year in New Jersey Agriculture and Industry, 1962.


Batt, George Kenneth was born in 1894 in New Albany, Indiana, United States. Son of George and Nettie (Markland) Batt.


Student, Purdue University, 1913-1915;Doctor of Laws, Bloomfield College and Seminary.


Executive staff, R.H. Macy Company. New York City, 1919-1925;1st assistant controller to vice-president and treasurer, Dugan Brothers, 1925-1962. Past director New Jersey Bell Telephone Сompany.

Past Executive Committee Montclair National Bank & Trust Company. Industrial member NWLB, Washington, 1943-1944. Now member quod erat demonstrandum, LaJolla, California.


Member President's Cost of Living Commission, 1943-1944. Vice chairman Governor War Transportation Commission, Governor Human Resources Commission. Chairman Annual Rutger Business Forum, 1950.

Chairman citizens council New Jersey Jet Port Association, 1960-1961. Mayor City of Montclair, New Jersey, 1944-1948. Chairman New Jersey Republican Finance Commission, 1945-1948.

Director Morristown Memorial Hospital, Bloomfield College. Trustee Vineland Training School Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1917-1919. Member New Jersey Chamber of Commerce (president 1941-1943), Beta Gamma Sigma, Theta Xi Clubs: quod erat demonstrandum, LaJolla Country.


Married Margaret Robinson Dugan, October 11, 1921. Children– Peggy (Mistress Solon Palmer Junior), Mary (Mistress Arnett B. Taylor).

George Batt

Nettie (Markland) Batt

Margaret Robinson Dugan

Peggy Batt (Mistress Solon Palmer Junior)

Mary Batt (Mistress Arnett B. Taylor)