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Lester Herman Swanlund

Lester Herman Swanlund, American accountant, corporation executive. Member Controllers Institute American, American Institute Accountants Methodist.


  • Swanlund, Lester Herman was born on January 27, 1908 in LaMoille, Illinois, United States. Son of Albert and Hannah (Isacson) Swanlund.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1932. Certified Public Accountants, Illinois, 1937.


    • Auditor, Ernst & Ernst, 1932-1933. Treasurer The Foundation Press, Inc., 1933-1937. Staff accountant The Brunswick Corporation (formerly Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company) Chicago, Illinois, 1937-1942, assistant comptroller, 1942-1946, controller, 1946-1951, treasurer, director, 1951-1954, vice-president and treasurer, 1954-1956, financial vice president, 1956-1961, now director.

      With subsidiary companies, in Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, also director. President Brunswick-Murray Automatic Pinsetter Corporation, 1956-1958. President, director Brunswick Credit Corporation, 1960-1971.

      Advisory board Irving L. Straus Associates, Inc., New York City.


    Member Controllers Institute American, American Institute Accountants Methodist. Clubs: Executive (Chicago).


    • Married Maybelle Leland, July 11, 1936.
    • father: Albert Swanlund
    • mother: Hannah (Isacson) Swanlund
    • spouse: Maybelle Leland
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    Born January 27, 1908
    Died November 9, 1971
    (aged 63)