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James Dinsmore Tew

James Dinsmore Tew, business executive.


  • Tew, James Dinsmore was born on May 2, 1882 in Jamestown, New York, United States. Son of Harvey W. and Susan (Goodrich) Tew.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education, St. Paul’s School, Concord, N.H. Bachelor of Science, Harvard, 1905.


    • Royal Air Force, killed in action, Malta, 1942), John B. Married second, Adaline S. McGunigle, March 12, 1944. With B. F. Goodrich Company, manufacturers pneumatic tires and tubes, Akron, O., 1906.

      The Diamond Rubber Company, 1908-1912, again with B. F. Goodrich Company, 1912, production superintendent tire div., 1918, assistant works manager, 1925, works manager, 1926, then director, 1st vice president, 1927, 1st vice president, general sales manager, 1928, president, 1928-1937.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Unitarian


    Clubs: A.D. (Harvard).


    • Married Elinor Bechtel, October 16, 1907 (died March 4, 1941).; married second, Adaline S. McGunigle, March 12, 1944. Children: James D. (pilot officer and fighter pilot, British.
    • father: Harvey W. Tew
    • mother: Susan (Goodrich) Tew
    • spouses: Elinor Bechtel
    • Adaline S. McGunigle
    • children: James D. (pilot officer and fighter pilot Tew
    • Brit Tew
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    Died December 31, 1964
    (aged 82)