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Francis Darling Weeks

Francis Darling Weeks, American manufacturer executive. Decorated Croix de Guerre. Served with American Field Service, French Army, 1917-1918; Member Controllers Institute American (president Syracuse control 1947-1948), Industrial Truck Association (director) since 1955), Machinery and Allied Products Institute (accounting council 1944-1948), American Legion, Beta Theta Pi.

Background

  • Weeks, Francis Darling was born on October 21, 1896 in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Son of Joseph and Jessie (Darling) Weeks.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1917.

    Career

    • With National Shawmut Bank, Boston, 1919-1920, Shawmut Corporation, Boston, 1920. With Lamson Corporation of Delaware, Syracuse, New York, since 1921, treasurer, 1938, director, 1940, president, 1955, now chairman. President, treasurer, director Lamson Mobilift Corporation.

      Vice-president, director Lamson Corporation, New York Mail & Newspaper Transportation Company.

    Membership

    Served with American Field Service, French Army, 1917-1918. Member Controllers Institute American (president Syracuse control 1947-1948), Industrial Truck Association (director) since 1955), Machinery and Allied Products Institute (accounting council 1944-1948), American Legion, Beta Theta Pi. Clubs: Century (Syracuse).

    Connections

    • Married Mabel Kane, June 21, 1928. Children: Francis Darling, William Kane.
    • father: Joseph Weeks
    • mother: Jessie (Darling) Weeks
    • spouse: Mabel Kane
    • children: Francis Darling Weeks
    • William Kane Weeks
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    Born October 21, 1896
    Died June 3, 1962
    (aged 65)
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