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Horace Abrum Bumby

Horace Abrum Bumby, American manufacturer executive. Member sales department, Swift & Company, Chicago, 1912-1914; Member Wisconsin Manufacturers Association (director). Pi Kappa Delta.; Mason.

Background

  • Bumby, Horace Abrum was born on August 22, 1890 in Burnett, Wisconsin, United States. Son of John Colley and Olive (Wells) Bumby.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Ripon College, 1912.

    Career

    • Member sales department, Swift & Company, Chicago, 1912-1914. Secretary-treasurer Ripon (Wisconsin) Milk Company, 1914-1919, president, 1920-1929. President Marshfield (Wisconsin) Milk Company, 1927-1929.

      Treasurer Speed Queen Corporation, Ripon, 1939, president, general manager and director since 1910. President and director Ripon Foods, Inc. from 1930. Vice-president and director, Advertiser’s Manufacturing Company from 1921.

      President Speed Queen div. McGraw-Edison Company, Elgin, Montello (Wisconsin) Products Company, from 1944. Director McGraw Edison Company, Ripon (Wisconsin) State Bank, Jefferson (Wisconsin) Company Bank.

      Trustee Ripon College President Republican Ednl. Foundation.

    Membership

    Member sales department, Swift & Company, Chicago, 1912-1914. Member Wisconsin Manufacturers Association (director). Pi Kappa Delta.; Mason.

    Clubs: Rotary, Chicago Athletic Association.

    Connections

    • Married Merle Elizabeth Hockenbury, August 14, 1915. Children: John Edgar, Ann (Mistress.
    • father: John Colley Bumby
    • mother: Olive (Wells) Bumby
    • spouse: Merle Elizabeth Hockenbury
    • children: John Edgar Bumby
    • Ann (Mrs Bumby
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    Born August 22, 1890
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