Wheeler, Wilmot Fitch Jr.

Wheeler, Wilmot Fitch Jr.

Male 1923 - 2007  (84 years)

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  • Name Wheeler, Wilmot Fitch 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 5 Jun 1923  Southport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Sep 2007  Southport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I39747  Sackett
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2017 

    Family 1 Rutherfurd, Barbara,   b. 1923, New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Wheeler, John Rutherfurd,   b. 4 Aug 1948, New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1988  (Age 40 years)
     3. Living
     4. Living
     5. Living
     6. Living
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F14214  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Landers, Nonnye,   d. Unknown 
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F15680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jun 1923 - Southport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Wheeler, John Rutherfurd - 4 Aug 1948 - New York City, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Sep 2007 - Southport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Wilmot Fitch Wheeler Jr. (1923-2007)
    Wilmot Fitch Wheeler Jr. (1923-2007)
    Yale University yearbook, 1945, New Haven, Connecticut

  • Sources 
    1. [S1225] GenealogyBank.com (Reliability: 3), 3 Feb 2017.
      Wilmot Fitch Wheeler Jr.
      CT United States

      WHEELER Wilmot Fitch Wheeler Jr., a manufacturing company executive and an international financial administrator, died Friday, September 28, 2007 in Southport, from complications due to Alzheimer's Disease. He was 84 years old. Wilmot F. Wheeler Jr. graduated from St. Paul's School, Concord, N.H. A veteran of World War II, he was decorated with a Bronze Star, then graduated from Yale University in 1945 and did his post-graduate work at New York University. He received an honorary LLD from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield. During his life. Mr. Wheeler was president, chairman and executive officer of American Chain and Cable, Co., Inc. Bridgeport and chairman of Jelliff Corporation, Southport. He was also CEO of Dollar Dry Dock Savings Bank, NYC, CEO of Manhattan National Corporation, vice president of the William T. Morris Foundation, Inc. and president of the Wilmot Wheeler Foundation, Inc. Mr. Wheeler was a member of many Boards of Directors including Peoples Bank, Bridgeport, Pratt Read Corp., Pujol y Tarrago SAA/ Spain, Union Central Life Insurance Company, Dominion Chair Co, Ltd., American District Telegraph Company, British Wire Products Ltd, England, Cables Automotrices SA, Mexico, FATA Spa, Italy, Arthur G. McKee and Company, American Farm School, Greece, Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, and University of Bridgeport. Mr. Wheeler was a member of Pequot Yacht Club, Southport and the Country Club of Fairfield, Fairfield, where he served as president. Wilmot is survived by his wife, Nonnye Landers Wheeler; children, Wilmot III, James, Susan, Tracy and Alexa; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Barbara Rutherfurd Wheeler and son John. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, October 5, 2007 at 11 a.m.. in St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 661 Old Post Road, Fairfield. Interment will be private. There will be no calling hours. The Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Rd., Fairfield. is in charge of the arrangements. To offer an online condolence, please visit www.spearmillerfuneralhome.com.

      Connecticut Post (Bridgeport, CT) - Tuesday, October 2, 2007

      "Connecticut Post", , GenealogyBank.com (http://genealogybank.com/doc/obituaries/obit/11C10F74935B2F58-11C10F74935B2F58 : accessed 3 February 2017)
      Wilmot Fitch Wheeler Jr.

    2. [S1581] Emily Hutton Family Tree, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 3 Feb 2017.
      Wilmot Fitch Wheeler Jr
      Birth 5 JUN 1923 -- Southport Fa, Connecticut
      Death 28 SEP 2007 -- 06890 Westport, Fairfield, Connecticut



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