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Wesley Simon Alpert


Wesley Simon Alpert, American food products executive.


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


AB, Harvard University, 1947.


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


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.


Married Grace M. Kennison, May 10, 1968.