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Lewis Arthur Cushman

Lewis Arthur Cushman, American bakeries company executive. Member Mayflower Descendants, Colonial Wars, St. Nicholas Societies.

Background

  • Cushman, Lewis Arthur was born on December 17, 1898 in New York City. Son of Lewis Arthur and Kathleen Margaret (Taylor) Cushman.

  • Education

    • Student Browning School, New York City.

    Career

    • Established Purity Bakeries Corporation, became director, 1924, president, chairman, 1939, established American Bakeries Company, Atlanta, became chairman, 1927, merged the two companies into American Bakeries Company (Delaware), 1953, since Chairman of the Board. Director Cushman’s Sons, Inc.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member Mayflower Descendants, Colonial Wars, St. Nicholas Societies. Clubs: Racquet and Tennis, Downtown, Links (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Martha-Bryan Allen, May 24, 1926. Children: Lewis Arthur, Amanda.
    • father: Lewis Arthur Cushman
    • mother: Kathleen Margaret (Taylor) Cushman
    • spouse: Martha-Bryan Allen
    • children: Lewis Arthur Cushman
    • Amanda Cushman
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    Born December 17, 1898
    Died January 7, 1963
    (aged 64)
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