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Fayette Rumsey Plumb

Fayette Rumsey Plumb, American manufacturer executive. Member National Industrial Conference Board, 1918-1930, Philadelphia Regional Labor Board, 1934-1935; Member Philadelphia Hardware Merchants. and Manufacturers Association (president 1916-1917), American Hardware Manufacturers Association (president 1917-1918), Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (director 1923), American Academy Political and Social Science.

Background

  • Plumb, Fayette Rumsey was born on June 18, 1877 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Fayette R. and Catherine (Middleton) Plumb.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1899.

    Career

    • Treasurer Fayette R. Plumb, Inc., Philadelphia, 1900-1905, plant superintendent, 1901-1905, president, 1905-1953, chairman board directors, since 1953. Chairman Delta File Works, Inc., since since 1920.

    Works

    • Contributor articles trade papers, nat. mags.

    Membership

    Member National Industrial Conference Board, 1918-1930, Philadelphia Regional Labor Board, 1934-1935. Member Philadelphia Hardware Merchants. and Manufacturers Association (president 1916-1917), American Hardware Manufacturers Association (president 1917-1918), Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (director 1923), American Academy Political and Social Science. Clubs: Union League, Merion Cricket (past governor), Harvard (Philadelphia).

    Connections

    • Married Grace Pennock Sharp, November 6, 1902.
    • father: Fayette R. Plumb
    • mother: Catherine (Middleton) Plumb
    • spouse: Grace Pennock Sharp
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    Born June 18, 1877
    Died September, 1966
    (aged 89)
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