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Wesley Simon Alpert

executive

Wesley Simon Alpert, American food products executive.

Background

Alpert, Wesley Simon was born on March 14, 1926 in Fall River, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Jacob and Bertha Lillian (Cohen) Alpert.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1947.

Career

Warehouse manager Alpert Brothers, Inc., Fall River, 1948—1969, president, Chief Executive Officer, since 1969. With United States Navy, 1945-1946.

Membership

Board directors Temple Beth-El Men's Club, Providence. Member of Fall River Chamber of Commerce, National Association Tobacco Distributors (trustee since 1986), Massachusetts Candy and Tobacco Distributors (president 1979-1981, chairman board 1981-1983, Richard Joshua Reynolds Leadership award 1981), National Candy Wholesalers Association (Candy Merchandiser of Year 1974), B'nai B'rith (board directors Boston), Harvard (Rhode Island), Ledgemont Country (Seekonk, Massachusetts), Masons.

Connections

Married Grace M. Kennison, May 10, 1968.