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Leonard Brown Buchanan

Leonard Brown Buchanan, American electrical engineer.


  • Buchanan, Leonard Brown was born on March 2, 1873 in Woburn. Massachusetts. Son of George and Olive Jane (Lowell) Buchanan.

  • Education

    • Graduate Woburn High School, 1889. Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1893.


    • With Stone & Webster, Inc., since 1893, as electrical and chemical engineer, and in charge of laboratory and research work. Identified particularly with industrial enterprises of the firm since 1899. Chairman of the Board of Chicago.

      Wilmington & Franklin Coal Company. Director Stone & Webster Realty Corporation. Director of the Woburn Cooperative Bank.

      Trustee of the Woburn Five Cents Savings Bank. Trustee Woburn Public Library. Choate Memorial Hospital.


    Clubs: Down Town, Massachusetts Fire Chiefs’ (Boston).


    • Married Ethel Louise Winn, October 21, 1913. Children: Elizabeth Olive (deceased), Lowell Winn, Ruth Miriam (Mistress.
    • father: George Buchanan
    • mother: Olive Jane (Lowell) Buchanan
    • spouse: Ethel Louise Winn
    • children: Elizabeth Olive Buchanan (deceased)
    • Lowell Winn Buchanan
    • Ruth Miriam (Mrs Buchanan
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    Born March 2, 1873
    Died November 9, 1955
    (aged 82)