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Leslie William Claybourn

Leslie William Claybourn, American mechanic engineer, inventor. award, Mass. Member 122d Division Minnesota State Militia, serving as hospital steward, Lake City, Minnesota, 1901-1904. Received Modern Pioneer award, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1940. Honorary life; member Republican.; Mason (32 degree, Knights Templar, Shriner).

Background

  • Claybourn, Leslie William was born on June 13, 1883 in Albert Lea, Minnesota, United States. Son of John Bethel and Ellen (Clink) Claybourn.

  • Education

    • Student technical course in drafting and mechanic engineering, private courses in art and special course in photography.

    Career

    • Portrait photographer, Sioux City, Iowa, 1900-1904. Official photographer Omaha Gunning System, 1904-1906. President Model & Electro-Plating Company, Winona, Minnesota, 1907-1912, Dubuque (Iowa) Art Manufacturing Company, 1912-1914.

      Development engineer Printing Machinery Company, Cincinnati, 1914-1918. Vice-president and director operation Menasha Printing & Carton Company, Menasha, Wisconsin, 1918-1921. President Claybourn Process Corporation, Milwaukee, 1921-1937.

      Construction engineering C. B. Cottrell & Sons Company, Claybourn Division, since 1937. Executive vice-president, director operations Johann Wolfgang Clement Company. To January 1945; organized L. W. Claybourn, Inc., Chicago.

      President, vice president.

    Works

    • Author: The Printer in the Future, 1932. Contributor to printing jours.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member 122d Division Minnesota State Militia, serving as hospital steward, Lake City, Minnesota, 1901-1904. Received Modern Pioneer award, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1940. Honorary life; member Republican.

    Mason (32 degree, Knights Templar, Shriner). Clubs: Illinois Athletic (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Emily Louise Herkenroder, May 20, 1925. Children (by previous marriage): Bona Zoe, Clayton Carlton.
    • father: John Bethel Claybourn
    • mother: Ellen (Clink) Claybourn
    • spouse: Emily Louise Herkenroder
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