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Herbert Paul Buetow

Herbert Paul Buetow, American manufacturer executive, banker. Decorated Commander Order Lion and White Rose (Finland); recipient United States Chamber of Commerce Great Living American award, 1961.


  • Buetow, Herbert Paul was born on January 25, 1898 in St. Paul. Son of Charles A. and Henriette (Ramlow) Buetow.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1921. Doctor of Laws, Valparaiso (Indiana) University, 1964.


    • J. Office boy Waldorf Paper Company, St. Paul, 1913-1916. Accountant St. Paul Athletic Club, 1916-1918. Staff accountant Bishop-Brissman & Company, 1918-1920, senior accountant City of St. Paul, 1920-1921.

      Staff accountant State of Minnesota, 1922-1925. Auditor Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company, 1926-1935, controller 1935-1939, treasurer, 1939-1949, executive vice president, 1949-1953, president, 1953-1963, chairman finance committee, 1963-1968, also director. President, director SPH Hotel Company, from 1963.

      Director 1st Trust Company, St. Paul. President 1st Merchants State Bank, 1948-1955, chairman, from 1955. Director 1st National Bank, Theo.

      Hamm Brewing Company, several Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company subsidiaries. Trustee Minnesota Mutual Life Insurance Company.


    Member advisory council National Business Aircraft Association, Inc., 1955-1959. Member St. Paul Chamber of Commerce (Chairman of the Board 1965), National Industrial Conference Board, Controllers Institute American (nat. director Vice-President 1945-1948, trustee. Clubs: Union League (Chicago).


    • Married Luella R. Witt, June 24, 1924.
    • father: Charles A. Buetow
    • mother: Henriette (Ramlow) Buetow
    • spouse: Luella R. Witt
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    Born January 25, 1898
    Died January 8, 1972
    (aged 73)