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Harry Sanford Brown

Harry Sanford Brown, business executive.


  • Brown, Harry Sanford was born on September 21, 1881 in Tyler, Texas, United States. Son of John A. and Emma A. Sanford.

  • Education

    • Biomedical Engineering University of Arkansas, 1901. Mechanical Engineering, Cornell Univercity, 1904.


    • Manager Boston office, Power Specialty Company, 1904-1918. Vice president Wheeler Condenser & Engineering Company, 1918-1927. Vice-president and director Foster Wheeler Corporation, New York City, 1927-1935, president, 1935-1946, chairman of board and president, since 1946.

      Chairman of board and director Foster Wheeler, Ltd., Canada. Director Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, also member New York advisory board.


    Clubs: Bankers, Baltusrol Golf, India House.


    • Married Marjorie Carpenter.
    • father: John A.
    • mother: Emma A. Sanford
    • spouse: Marjorie Carpenter.
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    Born September 21, 1881
    Died February 18, 1950
    (aged 68)