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builder , Engineer

Sumner Shannon Sollitt, American engineer, builder. Member Phi Sigma Kappa.

Background

Sollitt, Sumner Shannon was born on July 24, 1902 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Sumner and Grace (Shannon) Sollitt.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Dartmouth, 1923.

Career

; children—Sumner Marshall, Sally Shannon, Arthur Marshall. Married second, Bettye Herb Nye, November 30, 1949;Martin, (stepchildren) Judy Nye, Nancy Nye, Sally Nye. With Sumner Sollitt Company, Chicago, since 1923, president, 1930-1955, chairman, since 1955.

President Sumner Sollitt Company of Texas, Sumner S. Sollitt Construction Company, Sollitt Overseas Construction Company, Country Stores, Inc. Owner of Floraman Development Company.

Membership

Member Phi Sigma Kappa. Clubs: Skokie, Builders, Chicago Yacht, University, South Haven Yacht, Lake Shore, Pullman (Chicago). Club Nautico (San Juan, P.R.).

Connections

Married Louise Marshall, June 24, 1925 (divorced 1949).; married second, Bettye Herb Nye, November 30, 1949. Children: Sumner Marshall, Sally Shannon, Arthur Marshall.

father:
Sumner Sollitt

mother:
Grace (Shannon) Sollitt

spouses:
Louise Marshall

Bettye Herb Nye

children:
Sumner Marshall Sollitt

Sally Shannon Sollitt

Arthur Marshall Sollitt