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Lewis Hotchkiss Brittin

Lewis Hotchkiss Brittin, American engineer. member of the Board of Governors and consultant Aeronautical Chamber Commerce; Member Sons of America Revolution, Society of War of 1812, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Pi Eta Society (Harvard).

Background

  • Brittin, Lewis Hotchkiss was born on February 8, 1877 in Derby, Connecticut, United States. Son of Edwin and Mary (Hotchkiss) Brittin.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education, Gunnery and Ridge schools, Washington, Connecticut. Student Harvard, 1897-1899.

    Career

    • Engineer Newhall Engineering Company, Sierra Madre Land & Lumber Company. Manager National Lamp Division of General Electric Сompany. Vice president and general manager Northwestern Terminal, Minneapolis.

      Founder, vice president and general manager Northwest Airways, Inc. Consultant, Bureau Foreign and Domestic Commerce, unites states department of Commerce. Consultant and collaborator, United States Department of Agriculture.

      Consultant Bureau Foreign and Domestic Commerce, New York Board Trade, director Edward S. Evans Transportation Research, Washington, District of Columbia President Chicago Air Traffic Association. Vice president St. Paul Association. Member of the Board of Governors and consultant Aeronautical Chamber Commerce.

      President National Association of State Aviation Officials. Chairman Minnesota Aeronautics Commission. Director Airport Program, Department Commerce, State of Minnesota.

      Director Independent Air-Freight Association Cons. aeronautical engineer Corporal Battalion A, 1st Massachusetts Vols., Spanish-Am, War. Lieutenant colonel, assigned duty General Staff, United States Army, World War. Chairman Minnesota State Defense Committee.

    Membership

    Member of the Board of Governors and consultant Aeronautical Chamber Commerce. Member Sons of America Revolution, Society of War of 1812, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Pi Eta Society (Harvard). Clubs: Harvard (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Arna Torkelson, 1919 (died July 25, 1935).
    • father: Edwin Brittin
    • mother: Mary (Hotchkiss) Brittin
    • spouse: Arna Torkelson
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