Class of 1908

Edward Francis Wenner

February 20, 1892 – November, 1975

Born February 20, 1892, in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, he was the son of Francis W. and Corinne (Spayth) Wenner. His father brought the family to Oklahoma where he served as superintendent of the Perry public schools.

Wenner graduated from Perry high school in 1908. He attended Oklahoma A. & M. and received a degree of Engineer of Mines from the Oklahoma School of Mines and Metallurgy in 1913.

During WWI, Wenner served as a Lieutenant in the aviation section of the signal corps. After the war he was employed with Phillips Petroleum in Bartlesville followed by employment with Waite Phillips, Wichita, Kansas, in the land and lease department.

On June 21, 1922, he and Pearl Fishburne, who he met while living in Bartlesville, were married in Jackson, Missouri.

By 1949 they were living in Lima, Ohio, where Wenner was working as a salesman for Lima Armature Works.

Survivors include his wife, Pearl.

Wenner is buried at the Hueston Cemetery in Forest, Ohio.