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William Oscar Jenkins

industrialist.

William Oscar Jenkins, industrialist. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Background

Jenkins, William Oscar was born on May 18, 1878 in Shelbyville, Tennessee, United States. Son of John and Elizabeth (Biddle) Jenkins.

Education

Student Tennessee Preparatory School, 1898-1899. Vanderbilt University, 1900-1901.

Career

January 1944). Owner, founder Atencingo sugar factory, State of Puebla, Mexico, 1919-1946. Principal owner Banco de Comercio and it’s affiliates throughout Mexico, since 1940. Owner textile mills El Leon, also Atlixco, Puebla.

Owner cotton gin, ice factory. Founder, doner American School, Sm. Hospital, City of Puebla.

Organizer Mary Street-Jenkins Foundation Trustee Vanderbilt University, Nashville.

Membership

Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Connections

Married Mary Street, September 26, 1901 (deceased.

father:
John Jenkins

mother:
Elizabeth (Biddle) Jenkins

spouse:
Mary Street