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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 Scoti, 1908-1915, 19-27; reporter, Halifax Herald, 1918-1919; with, North America Solvay, Inc., New York City, from 1927; vice president, treasurer, North America Solvay, Inc., New York City, 1945-1959; president, North America Solvay, Inc., New York City, from 1959; also board directors, North America Solvay, Inc., New York City. 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).

father:
Enoch Avard Forsyth

mother:
Susan Duffus (Smith) Forsyth

spouse:
Mary O'Neill

child:
Frances Volney Forsyth (Mistress John Wayne Dawson)

child:
Mary Forsyth (Mistress Philip C. Reville)

child:
Martha Joan Forsyth (Mistress W. B. Harmon Junior)

child:
Anne Forsyth (Mistress R. W. Christensen)