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Walter Lewis Conwell

Walter Lewis Conwell, American transportation executive. Member American Institute of Elctrical Engineering.

Background

  • Conwell, Walter Lewis was born on January 25, 1877 in Covington, Kentucky, United States. Son of Lewis A. and Fannie (Danby) Conwell.

  • Education

    • Graduate Manual Training High School, Philadelphia. Engineering Department, University of Pennsylvania, 1894-1898.

    Career

    • With Tennis Construction Company, railway contractors, advancing to chief engineer, 1898-1901. Salesman Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, 1901-1911, president Transportation Utilities Company railway supplies, 1911-1916. Assistant to president Safety Car Heating & Lighting Company (Pintsch system), 1916-1919, president, since 1919.

      Chairman of the Board Pintsch Compressing Company. Chairman of board Vapor Car Heating Company. Director Carrier Corporation, Seatrain Lines, Wicolator Company.

    Membership

    Member American Institute of Elctrical Engineering. Clubs: Downtown Athletic, Montclair Golf.

    Connections

    • Married Josephine Whetstone, January 1901.
    • father: Lewis A. Conwell
    • mother: Fannie (Danby) Conwell
    • spouse: Josephine Whetstone
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    Born January 25, 1877
    Died March 27, 1948
    (aged 71)
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