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John Phelps Taylor Armstrong

John Phelps Taylor Armstrong, business executive. Member New London Chamber of Commerce (past president; Mason (32°).

Background

  • Armstrong, John Phelps Taylor was born on July 1, 1882 in New London, Connecticut, United States. Son of Benjamin Adam and Louise Augusta (Smith) Armstrong.

  • Education

    • Student Phillips Andover, 1899-1900. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1904.

    Career

    • Mill clerk Corticelli Silk Company, New London, 1904-1907, assistant secretary, 1907-1913, secretary, 1913-1919, vice president, treasurer 1919-1929, president, 1929-1932, vice president Belding Heminway Company. New York City, 1932-1937, president, 1937-1949, Heminway Company. New York City, 1932-1937, president, 1937-1949, chairman of the executive committee, director since 1933.

      Director La France Industries, United States Testing Company, Stowell Silk Spool Company.

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member New London Chamber of Commerce (past president. Mason (32°).; Clubs: Yale, Union League, Republican (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Lillian Thomas Washburn, February 28, 1918.
    • father: Benjamin Adam Armstrong
    • mother: Louise Augusta (Smith) Armstrong
    • spouse: Lillian Thomas Washburn
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    Died November 11, 1962
    (aged 80)
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