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Stephen Foster Briggs

Stephen Foster Briggs, American manufacturer executive. Fellow Royal Society of Arts.; Member of the National Audubon Society, American Ornithologists Union, Photographic Society American.

Background

  • Briggs, Stephen Foster was born on December 4, 1885 in Watertown, South Dakota, United States. Son of Stephen Albro and Flora Dyer (Foster) Briggs.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, South Dakota State College, 1907, Doctor of Science (honorary), 1956.

    Career

    • Co-founder Briggs & Stratton Corporation, 1909, organized Outboard Motor Corporation, 1929 (merged with Johnson Motor Company, 1936), became Outboard, Marine & Manufacturing Company, 1936, Chairman, Board Of Directors from 1936. Chairman, Board Of Directors Continental-Diamond Fibre Company, 1951-1955.

    Membership

    Fellow Royal Society of Arts. Member of the National Audubon Society, American Ornithologists Union, Photographic Society American.

    Connections

    • Married Beatrice Branch, February 10, 1910. Children: Stephen Albro, Barbara (Mistress.
    • father: Stephen Albro Briggs
    • mother: Flora Dyer (Foster) Briggs
    • spouse: Beatrice Branch
    • children: Stephen Albro Briggs
    • Barbara (Mrs Briggs
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