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Arthur Leon Lewis

Arthur Leon Lewis, American manufacturer executive. Member Newcomen Society.

Background

  • Lewis, Arthur Leon was born on June 25, 1885 in Laconia, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Orin Hartley and Sarah (Yeaton) Lewis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Darmouth, 1908.

    Career

    • ; children—Carolyn, Virginia (deceased), Sarah, John H. Married second. Naomi Kirchner, January 1, 1941. President Lewis-Shepard Company, Watertown, Massachusetts, 1915-1965.

      Chairman of the Board, since 1965. Chairman of the Board Lewis-Shepard Products, Inc., Trustee Children’s Hosp (Boston).

    Membership

    Member Newcomen Society. Clubs: Norfolk Hunt.

    Connections

    • Married Eva Hilton, June 1, 1911 (divorced 1937).; married second.; children: Carolyn, Virginia (deceased), Sarah, John H.
    • father: Orin Hartley Lewis
    • mother: Sarah (Yeaton) Lewis
    • spouses: Eva Hilton
    • 2d.
    • children: Carolyn Lewis
    • Virginia Lewis (deceased)
    • Sarah Lewis
    • John H Lewis
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