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Thomas Harper Blodgett

Thomas Harper Blodgett, business executive. Member Phi Delta Theta.

Background

  • Blodgett, Thomas Harper was born on December 27, 1877 in Bedford, Iowa, United States. Son of Charles Wesley and Louise (Rector) Blodgett.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Knox College, 1899. Postgraduate Michigan Law School, 1899-1900.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Elizabeth. Western representative Atlantic Monthly, Life and Outing, 1902-1908. President Outing Public County, New York, 1909-1915.

      President Sackett & Wilhelms Corporation, Brooklyn, 1916-1922. President American Chicle Company, 1922-1950, Chairman of the Board, 1922-1958, honorary Chairman of the Board, since 1958. Chairman of the Board Consolidated Laundries Corporation, 1931-1943.

      President American Writing Paper Corporation 1937-1952, Chairman of the Board, since 1937. Director West Pennsylvania Elec. Company, Fiduciary Trust Company, West Pennsylvania Power Company, Commonwealth Insurance Company, Altec Service Corporation, Wilbur Chocolate Company, Monongahela Power Company, Penn-Dixie Cement Corporation Trustee Knox College.

    Membership

    Member Phi Delta Theta. Clubs: University, Players (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Kendrick, January 14, 1907.
    • father: Charles Wesley Blodgett
    • mother: Louise (Rector) Blodgett
    • spouse: Margaret Kendrick
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    Born December 27, 1877
    Died October, 1964
    (aged 86)
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