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business executive (retired).

Griscom Bettle, business executive (retired). Served as captain Field Artillery, United States Army 1917-1918.; Member Society of Friends.

Background

Bettle, Griscom was born on February 19, 1890 in Haverford, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Samuel and Helen Biddle (Griscom) Bettle.

Education

Graduated from St. Mark’s School, 1910. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1914.

Career

Vice president Central Elec. Company, Chicago, 1925-1926. Sales promotion manager Edward G. Budd Manufacturing Company, Philadelphia, 1927-1936.

President Fort Washington, Chemical Company, Pennsylvania, 1936-1943. Director The Budd Company, Globe Dye Works Company, Philadelphia Trustee Chatham Hall School, director Bryn Mawr (Pennsylvania) Hospital.

Membership

Served as captain Field Artillery, United States Army 1917-1918. Member Society of Friends. Clubs: Philadelphia, Harvard (Philadelphia).

Connections

Married Dorothy Ball, October 2, 1915 (died April 22, 1949). Children: Griscom, Frances (Mistress.

father:
Samuel Bettle

mother:
Helen Biddle (Griscom) Bettle

spouse:
Dorothy Ball

children:
Griscom Bettle

Frances (Mrs Bettle