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Eugene W. Lewis

Eugene W. Lewis, American banker. Member American, Michigan bankers associations, Detroit District Golf Association (Board of Governors), Childrens’ Aid Society (president, organizer). Frontier Nursing Society (nat. directory); Mason (Shriner).

Background

  • Lewis, Eugene W. was born on September 6, 1870 in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Thornton F. and Margaret E. (Evans) Lewis.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools, New Castle, Pennsylvania, Curry U., Pittsburgh.

    Career

    • Began as clerk Raney & Berger Iron & Steel Company, New Castle. With various companies, Pennsylvania, O. General manager East Ohio Gas Сompany.

      Vice president J. H. McLain Company, Canton, O. President Canton Incandescent Light Company. An organizer, vice president, treasurer Timken-Detroit Axle Company.

      Organized Lewis Bonbright & Company, 1920, also new company, Lewis and Company Inc. An organizer, director, Northwest Airways. An organizer, director, vice president, National Air Transport, Inc.

      Chief of production branch General Staff, War Department, Washington, during war. President, Chairman of the Board Industrial National Bank. Director Sea Island Company Appointed by Secretary of State Kellogg as one of eight United States delegations to International Congress on Public Works and Construction, Paris, France, June 1925.

      Trustee Detroit Bureau Governmental Research, Detroit Tuberculosis. Sanatorium. Director Better Business Bureau Detroit. An organizer, director, Detroit Citizens League.

      An organizer Detroit Boys’ Club. Organizer, director Community Fund.

    Works

    • Author: Motor Memories, 1947.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member American, Michigan bankers associations, Detroit District Golf Association (Board of Governors), Childrens’ Aid Society (president, organizer). Frontier Nursing Society (nat. directory). Mason (Shriner).; Clubs: Detroit, Detroit Boat, Detroit Athletic (an organizer, founding director), Detroit Automobile.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret M. Mellinger, June 3, 1902.
    • father: Thornton F. Lewis
    • mother: Margaret E. (Evans) Lewis
    • spouse: Margaret M. Mellinger
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