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Paul Backus Sawyer

Paul Backus Sawyer, business executive. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Background

  • Sawyer, Paul Backus was born on May 8, 1879 in Lafayette, Indiana, United States. Son of Arthur Lovell and Harriet (Backus) Sawyer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer, Purdue University, 1900, Electrical Engineer, 1902.

    Career

    • President National Power & Light Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Clubs: Union League, Bankers, Lawyers (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Cecilia Sherman, September 28, 1904 (divorced 1932). Children: John Sherman, Paul B., Junior.
    • father: Arthur Lovell Sawyer
    • mother: Harriet (Backus) Sawyer
    • spouse: Cecilia Sherman
    • children: John Sherman Sawyer
    • Paul B. Sawyer
    • Jr Sawyer
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    Died April 8, 1946
    (aged 67)
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