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Newton Melville Forsythe

Newton Melville Forsythe, American manufacturer executive. Member Indiana Chamber of Commerce (director), National Machine Tool Builders Association (chairman public relations committee), Sigma Xi.; Mason (32°), Elk.

Background

  • Forsythe, Newton Melville was born on December 12, 1902 in Sarcoxie, Missouri, United States. Son of Albert H. and Estelle (Goodner) Forsythe.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1924.

    Career

    • Various positions Westinghouse Air Brake Company, 1924-1928, assistant manager automotive brake div., 1926-1928. Distributor Westinghouse Appliances, Cleveland, Northern Ohio, 1928-1936. Regional manager, then Western sales manager, general refrigeration manager Norge div.

      Borg-Warner, 1936-1942, vice president charge sales Pesco products div., 1942-1952, executive vice president, 1952-1954. Vice president, general manager National Automatic Tool Company, Richmond, Indiana, 1954-1958, president, since 1958.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Indiana Chamber of Commerce (director), National Machine Tool Builders Association (chairman public relations committee), Sigma Xi. Mason (32°), Elk.; Clubs: Country (Cleveland).

    Connections

    • Married Harriett Blair, December 31, 1926. Children: Emily Blair (Mistress.
    • father: Albert H. Forsythe
    • mother: Estelle (Goodner) Forsythe
    • spouse: Harriett Blair
    • child: Emily Blair (Mrs Forsythe
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    Born December 12, 1902
    Died October 22, 1965
    (aged 62)
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