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Lewis Jones Wright

Lewis Jones Wright, American corporation executive, consultant. Named Athletic Hall of Fame, Mount Union College, 1980. Member of National Association Home Builders. Christian Scientist, White Mountain Country, Paradise Valley Country.

Background

  • Wright, Lewis Jones was born on March 9, 1927 in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States. Son of Charles Lewis and Margaret Phyllis (Jones) Wright.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Mount Union College, 1950. Postgraduate, American College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, 1962.

    Career

    • Chartered Life Underwriter methods engineer Hoover Company, North Canton, Ohio, 1950—1953. General manager New York Life, Chicago, 1953—1968. Executive vice president Tekton Corporation, Oak Brook, 1968—1974.

      Chairman board, chief executive officer Nevada-West Inc., Phoenix, since 1974. Consultant Western Savings and Loan. Director Nevada-West Company, Calgary, Canada.

      Board directors Arizona State University. Member national policy advisory board Joint Center at Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Trustee Arizona State School Business.

      With United States Air Force, 1945-1947.

    Membership

    Member of National Association Home Builders. Christian Scientist, White Mountain Country, Paradise Valley Country.

    Connections

    • Married Donna Lee Ritter, November 30, 1952. Children: John, Tom, Susan, Jim, Ted.
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    • 1950
      Mount Union College
    • 1962
      American College
    • 1950 - 1953
      Chartered Life Underwriter methods engineer, Hoover Company
      North Canton, Connecticut, United States
    • 1953 - 1968
      general manager, New York Life
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1968 - 1974
      executive, vice president Tekton Corporation
      Oak Brook, Illinois, United States
    • 1974
      chairman, officer Nevada-West Incorporated
      Phoenix, Arizona, United States
    • 1974
      chief executive, officer Nevada-West Incorporated
      Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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