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Martin Jay Schwab

Martin Jay Schwab, American textile company executive. Trustee Institute on Man and Science, Montefiore Hospital, Hudson Guild. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American Textile Manufacturers Institute (director) Clubs: Quaker Ride Golf (Scarsdale, New York ) (treasurer).

Background

  • Schwab, Martin Jay was born on November 26, 1922 in New York City. Son of Jacob Walter and Dora (Kaiser) Schwab.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University North Carolina, 1946.

    Career

    • With United Merchants & Manufacturers, Incorporated, New York York City, since 1946, trainee, 1946-1949, assistant to treasurer, 1949-1955, treasurer, 1955-1959, board directors, since 1955, executive vice president, member executive committee, 1959-1967, chief finance officer, chairman finance committee, 1967-1968, president, 1968-1975, chief executive officer, from 1975, chairman, since 1975. Director American Broadcasting Companies. Member advisory board Manufacturers Hanover, Arkwright-Boston Insurance Company.

    Membership

    Trustee Institute on Man and Science, Montefiore Hospital, Hudson Guild. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American Textile Manufacturers Institute (director) Clubs: Quaker Ride Golf (Scarsdale, New York ) (treasurer).

    Connections

    • Married Betty Brand, June 5, 1949. Children: Jeffrey, Sally, Steven.
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    Born November 26, 1922
    • 1946
      University North Carolina
    • 1946
      With United Merchants & Manufacturers
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