Biography of E. J. Bennitt
Arizona Biographies





E. J. BENNITT, the president, has been connected with the Valley Bank since its organization, being called to the presidency in 1907. His able and conservative management has been materially felt in the growth of the bank. He was born in New York State in 1853, and completed his college education at Union College, Schnectady, N. Y. At his graduation as a civil engineer he came to Arizona by ox teams across the plains in 1875. From that time until 1883 he engaged in various occupations, principally mining, farming and merchandizing, when he came to Phoenix with Colonel Christy and joined him in organizing the Valley Bank. Mr. Bennitt was also one of the organizers of The Phoenix National Bank. Mr. Bennitt has always taken an active interest in the development of the section and is the head of a large realty company.

From:
Who's Who in Arizona
Vol 1
Compiled and Published by Jo Conners
Press of The Arizona Daily Star
Tucson, Arizona 1913


Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

NAVIGATION

Arizona
Biographies

Online
Biographies

New York
Histories

New York
Biographies

Maine
Histories

Pennsylvania
Histories

Pennsylvania
Biographies

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012