Stanley Frederick Utz
UTZ, STANLEY FREDERICK (1898-1974), sharebroker, businessman and Liberal Party official, was born on 17 May 1898 in Sydney, eighth child of John Frederick Utz, a storekeeper from Germany, and his native-born wife Ellen, née Bruhn. John had established the Sunlight Flour Mill at Glen Innes in 1881 and was mayor of the municipality in 1883. Stan was educated at Sydney Grammar School. He enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 28 October 1918, shortly before the Armistice, and was discharged on 11 March 1919. Over the next eight years he worked his way up to become manager of MacRae Knitting Mills Ltd.
Turning to stockbroking, Utz went into partnership with L. G. I. Bode, son of his old schoolmaster. Utz & Bode began trading in 1927. After Sam Hordern joined the partnership in 1938, Hordern, Utz & Bode developed into one of Sydney's leading stockbroking firms. Utz travelled extensively and established ...Read more at the source website