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Kenneth John Hanau

banker , business executive

Kenneth John Hanau, banker, business executive. Served in the United States Army, 1917-1919.; Member National War Labor Board, 1942-1945. Vice chairman Montclair United Service Organizations, 1942-1944. President board of trustees Montclair Academy, 1936-1946. Trustee Montclair Community Chest, 1943-1948. Chairman War Fund Drive, 1945. Trustee Montclair Red Cross.; Member Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Background

Hanau, Kenneth John was born on November 6, 1895 in Brooklyn. Son of Nathaniel and Emma (French) Hanau.

Education

Student of University of Virginia, 1916.

Career

Began as Bond salesman Spencer Trask & Company. New York City; sales manager Redmond & Company, investment bankers, 1921-1925. Partner J. & W. Seligman, private bankers, 1925-1932.

Executive vice president, treasurer, general manager, member Executive Committee, director Wagner Baking Corporation, Newark, 1934-1954, retired, now director, member Executive Committee. Chairman of the executive committee National State Bank of Newark, since 1954, director, since 1940. Chairman of the Board, member Executive Committee United Cigar-Whelan Stores Corporation, 1948-1951.

Director and member Executive Committee 1st National Bank & Trust Company, Montclair, 1946-1951, Canada Dry Ginger Ale, Inc., Krueger Brewing Company, Union Bag & Paper Corporation. Director, member Executive Committee and finance committee M-K-T R.R., since 1936, Public Service Gas & Electric Company. Director, member finance committee Merchants and Manufacturers Fire Insurance Company, American Equitable Assurance Company of New York, since 1936.

Director, member auditing committee Broad Street Investing Corporation, 1935-1951. Capital Administration Limited company, since 1935. Director, member investment committee Colonial Life Insurance Company.

Director Tri Continental Corporation.

Membership

Served in the United States Army, 1917-1919. Member National War Labor Board, 1942-1945. Vice chairman Montclair United Service Organizations, 1942-1944.

President board of trustees Montclair Academy, 1936-1946. Trustee Montclair Community Chest, 1943-1948. Chairman War Fund Drive, 1945.

Trustee Montclair Red Cross. Member Delta Kappa Epsilon. Clubs: Golf (president and.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Oliver, February 12, 1920. Children: Dorothy, Helen, Kenneth, Douglas.

father:
Nathaniel Hanau

mother:
Emma (French) Hanau

spouse:
Elizabeth Oliver

children:
Dorothy Hanau

Helen Hanau

Kenneth Hanau

Douglas Hanau