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Thomas A. Harwood

Thomas A. Harwood, American management consultant.


  • Harwood, Thomas A. was born on August 7, 1894 in Goldfield, Iowa, United States. Son of Raoul A. and Jennie (Hicks) Harwood.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern University, 1915. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Iowa Wesleyan College, 1962.


    • Junior executive with the Calumet Baking Powder Company, 1915-1917. Hart, Schaffner & Marx, 1917. Executive, 1919-1927.

      Management engineer, Edwin G. Booz Surveys, 1928. Sales executive, Bauer and Black Division of The Kendall Company, 1929-1934, general manager, 1934-1944. Management consultant, member firm, Fry-Lawson & Company, Chicago, 1945-1946.

      President George Fry & Associates, 1946-1955, vice chairman, since 1955. President board of trustees Chicago Wesley Memorial Hospital, since 1961.


    Served to First lieutenant, Field Artillery, United States of America, 1917-1919. President Northwestern University. Club of Chicago, 1931-1933, Norhhwestern U. Alumni Association, 1933-1935.

    Trustee Northwestern University, 1935-1939, 42-52, 60—, Chicago Wesley Memorial Hospital, since 1937, (board president, since 1961). Member Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Nu, Alpha Kappa Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma (honorary). Clubs: Chicago, Union League (president 1961-1962) (Chicago).


    • father: Raoul A. Harwood
    • mother: Jennie (Hicks) Harwood
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    Born August 7, 1894
    Died January 24, 1964
    (aged 69)