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Horace Orton Wetmore

investment banker.

Horace Orton Wetmore, American investment banker. member Executive Committee Blyth & Company, Inc., Chicago, 1937-1939.

Background

Wetmore, Horace Orton was born on February 17, 1902 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Frank Orton and Marie Louise (Barlow) Wetmore.

Education

Student of University Wisconsin, 1920-1921.

Career

June 1944); children—Horace Orton, Frank Orton II. Married second, Dorothy Kemper Spencer, July 27, 1945. Manager Wilson & Company, Inc., Chicago, 1922-1929.

With First National Bank Chicago, 1930-1935, 1939-1967, vice president, 1941-1963, senior vice president, 1963-1967. Treasurer Marshall Field & Company, Chicago, 1935-1937. Vice-president, director member Executive Committee Blyth & Company, Inc., Chicago, 1937-1939.

Chairman, director Heinn Company, Milwaukee until 1968. President, director Wetmore Corporation, 1968-1974.

Membership

Member Executive Committee Blyth & Company, Inc., Chicago, 1937-1939. Clubs: Chicago, Chicago Golf, Racquet (Chicago.

Connections

Married Lucia Pauline Ambrose, September 8, 1923 (deceased.; married second, Dorothy Kemper Spencer, July 27, 1945. Children: Horace Orton, Frank Orton II.

father:
Frank Orton Wetmore

mother:
Marie Louise (Barlow) Wetmore

spouses:
Lucia Pauline Ambrose

Dorothy Kemper Spencer

children:
Horace Orton Wetmore

Frank Orton II Wetmore