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investment company executive

Wallace Foster Bennett, American investment company executive. Served as lieutenant United States Army, 1918-1919. Member National Glass Distributors Association (president Chicago 1935-1936), National Association of Manufacturers (president New York 1949).

Background

Bennett, Wallace Foster was born on November 13, 1898 in Salt Lake City. Son of John and Rosetta (Wallace) Bennett.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Utah, 1919. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Utah, 1971. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Northeastern University, Boston, 1971.

Doctor Public Service, Brigham Young University, 1973. Doctor of Letters (honorary), College South Utah, 1975.

Career

Principal San Luis High School, Manassa, Colorado, 1919-1920. With Bennett Glass & Paint Company, Salt Lake City, 1920-1938, chief executive officer, 1928-1938, The Bennett Association, since 1938. United States senator from Utah, 1950-1974.

Director United Funds, Kansas City, Ticor Life Insurance Company, Los Los Angeles.

Views

Contemporary Christian beliefs over centuries became a mixture of the truth and of errors. Therefore, conventional Christian churches lost the authority of God.

Membership

Served as lieutenant United States Army, 1918-1919. Member National Glass Distributors Association (president Chicago 1935-1936), National Association of Manufacturers (president New York 1949). Clubs: Alta (Salt Lake City).

Lodges: Rotary (president Salt Lake City 1948).

Connections

Married Frances Marion Grant, September 13, 1922. Children– Wallace G., Rosemary, David W., Frances, Robert F.

father:
John Bennett

mother:
Rosetta (Wallace) Bennett

spouse:
Frances Marion Grant

children:
Wallace G. Bennett

Rosemary Bennett

David W. Bennett

Frances Bennett

Robert F. Bennett