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Edwin Franklin Britten

Edwin Franklin Britten, business executive. award, N.A. Member Advisory Committee of Calculating Machine and Adding Machine Industry, War Production Board. Rcvd. Modern Pioneers award, N.A.M., 1940 Distinguished Service Citation, Chamber of Commerce and Civics, Oranges and Maplewood, New Jersey, 1943.; Member Automotive Society Engineers, Sigma Nu.; Mason.

Background

  • Britten, Edwin Franklin was born on February 2, 1885 in Jersey City. Son of Edwin Franklin and Mary (Huson) Britten.

  • Education

    • Mechanical Engineering, Cornell Univercity, 1907.

    Career

    • Engineer Improved Equipment Company, 1907. Supervisor New York branch agys. Locomobile Company, 1908.

      Organizer, general manager Blakeslee-Britten Company, 1910-1912. President Joseph Bardsley Company, 1912-1914. Superintendent factories L. E. Waterman Company, 1914-1917.

      Vice president in charge manufacturing Monroe Calculating Machine Company, 1917, became president, 1937. Director Monroe Adding-Calculator Schools, Inc. President, director, Defiance Manufacturing Corporation.

      Director American Cyanamid & Chemical Corporation, Calculator Equipment Corporation.

    Membership

    Member Advisory Committee of Calculating Machine and Adding Machine Industry, War Production Board. Rcvd. Modern Pioneers award, N.A.M., 1940 Distinguished Service Citation, Chamber of Commerce and Civics, Oranges and Maplewood, New Jersey, 1943. Member Automotive Society Engineers, Sigma Nu.

    Mason.; Clubs: Holland Society of New York.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Annett Walker, April. Children: Edwin Franklin III, Elizabeth (Mistress H. J. Stokes, Junior.
    • father: Edwin Franklin Britten
    • mother: Mary (Huson) Britten
    • spouse: Margaret Annett Walker
    • children: Edwin Franklin III Britten
    • Elizabeth (Mistress H. J. Stokes Britten
    • Jr Britten
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    Born February 2, 1885
    Died April, 1966
    (aged 81)
    Nationality

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