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Lewis W. Trayser

Lewis W. Trayser, business executive. Served with Advertising Educational Foundation, United States Army, 1917-1919.

Background

  • Trayser, Lewis W. was born on July 10, 1895 in St. Louis. Son of Louis F. and Cecelia J. (Becker) Trayser.

  • Education

    • Harvard School Business Administration, 1919-1921.

    Career

    • With New York Evening Post, 1920. Woodward & Tiernan, St. Louis, 1921-1923. American Type Founders Company, Jersey City, 1923-1924.

      General superintendent, sales manager Woodward & Tiernan, 1925-1931. Assistant superintendent Curtis Public Company, 1931, director manufacturing, 1934, vice president since 1942. Vice-president, director Colonial Electrotype Company.

      Director Daystrom, Inc., New York & Penna. Company, Bantam Books, Inc., New York, R.R. Donnelly Company. Management consultant Congoleum Nairn, National Geography Society, Meredith Company.

    Membership

    Served with Advertising Educational Foundation, United States Army, 1917-1919. Clubs: Union League, Down Town (Philadelphia), Huntingdon Valley Country (Abington, Pennsylvania).

    Connections

    • Married Edith B. MacBride, August 28, 1920. Children: Donald Berkeley, Malcolm Lewis, Nancy Blackmer.
    • father: Louis F. Trayser
    • mother: Cecelia J. (Becker) Trayser
    • spouse: Edith B. MacBride
    • children: Donald Berkeley Trayser
    • Malcolm Lewis Trayser
    • Nancy Blackmer Trayser
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    Born July 10, 1895
    Died February 24, 1964
    (aged 68)
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