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Volney King Forsyth

Corporate executive

Volney King Forsyth, American corporate executive. lieutenant Canada Machine Gun Corps, 1915-1918. Member Canada Society New York (board directors), Canada Club. New York, Inc. (past president), City Midday Club, Scarsdale Golf Club.

Background

Forsyth, Volney King was born on November 2, 1892 in Edgewater, New York, United States. Son of Enoch Avard and Susan Duffus (Smith) Forsyth.

Education

Graduate, King's Collegiate School, Windsor, Canada, 1908.

Career

With Bank of Nova Scotia, 1908-1915, 19-27. Reporter Halifax Herald, 1918-1919. With North America Solvay, Incorporated, New York York City, from 1927, vice president, treasurer, 1945-1959, president, from 1959, also board directors.

Board directors Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company, Toledo.

Membership

Lieutenant Canada Machine Gun Corps, 1915-1918. Member Canada Society New York (board directors), Canada Club. New York, Inc. (past president), City Midday Club, Scarsdale Golf Club.

Connections

Married Mary O'Neill, September 8, 1921. Children: Martha Joan (Mistress W. B. Harmon Junior), Mary (Mistress Philip C. Reville), Anne (Mistress R. W. Christensen), Frances Volney (Mistress John Wayne Dawson).