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Burge Miles Seymour

Burge Miles Seymour, business executive. Member National Freight Traffic Bureau, Transportation Association of America (directory); Served as seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force, 1918-1919.

Background

  • Seymour, Burge Miles was born on August 31, 1894 in Mukwanago, Wisconsin, United States. Son of George and Katherine Nina (Wylie) Seymour.

  • Education

    • Educated grammar school, Milwaukee.

    Career

    • Began as clerk Cutler Hammer Manufacturing Company, 1914. Manager tractor div. Allis Chalmers Manufacturing Company, 1919-1922. Salesman, later sales manager Yellow Cab Manufacturing Company, 1922-1927.

      Manager New York branch General Motors Truck Company, 1927-1930. President Terminal System, Inc., 1931-1939. Chairman, chief Executive officer Associate Transport Inc., Motor freight, New York City.

    Membership

    Member National Freight Traffic Bureau, Transportation Association of America (directory). Served as seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force, 1918-1919. Clubs: New York Athletic, Traffic of New York (director) (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Rilla E. Backus, April.; married second, Opal Baker, July 1965. Children: Robert Jay, James Kay, Jane Katherine.
    • father: George Seymour
    • mother: Katherine Nina (Wylie) Seymour
    • spouses: Rilla E. Backus
    • Opal Baker
    • children: Robert Jay Seymour
    • James Kay Seymour
    • Jane Katherine Seymour
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    Born August 31, 1894
    Died April 10, 1967
    (aged 72)
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