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Banker

George Pettit Blakney, American banker. President Milwaukee Art Center, 1956-1959; treasurer, board directors Milwaukee Community Chest; board directors Milwaukee Blood Center, Lakeside Children's Center, corporation member Milwaukee Children's Hospital, Columbia Hospital, Curative Worshop. Captain United States Army, World War I. Member University Club Milwaukee (past president).

Background

Blakney, George Pettit was born on December 8, 1892 in Milwaukee. Son of John S. and Daisy Jane (Pettit) Blakney.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1915.

Career

Superintendent, Northwestern Malleable Iron Company, 1919-1926; co-manager, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, 1927-1943; vice president, Marine National Exchange Bank, Milwaukee, 1943-1957, retired.

Membership

President Milwaukee Art Center, 1956-1959. Treasurer, board directors Milwaukee Community Chest. Board directors Milwaukee Blood Center, Lakeside Children's Center, corporation member Milwaukee Children's Hospital, Columbia Hospital, Curative Worshop.

Captain United States Army, World War I. Member University Club Milwaukee (past president).

Connections

Married Janet Pierce, October 22, 1921. 1 child, Barbara Blakney Brumder.

father:
John S. Blakney

mother:
Daisy Jane (Pettit) Blakney

spouse:
Janet Pierce

child:
Barbara Blakney Brumder Blakney