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Lewis Wylie Lehr

Lewis Wylie Lehr, American diversified manufacturing company executive. Recipient Alumni Achievement award University Nebraska Alumni Association, 1976, State of Nebraska Wagon Master award, 1995. Trustee University Nebraska Foundation Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member American Chemical Society Clubs: North Oaks Golf, White Bear Yacht, Minnesota.

Background

  • Lehr, Lewis Wylie was born on February 21, 1921 in Elgin, Nebraska, United States. Son of Lewis H. and Nancy (Wylie) Lehr.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Nebraska, 1947. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Nebraska, 1977.

    Career

    • From member staff to chairman 3M Company, St. Paul, 1947—1980, chairman, chief executive officer, 1980—1986. Member advisory board Clarke-Bardes, Pasadena, California.

    Membership

    Trustee University Nebraska Foundation Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member American Chemical Society Clubs: North Oaks Golf, White Bear Yacht, Minnesota.

    Connections

    • Married Doris Stauder, October 13, 1944. Children– Mary A. Lehr Makin, William L., Donald D., John M.
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    Born February 21, 1921
    • 1947
      University Nebraska
    • 1977
      University Nebraska
    • 1947 - 1980
      From member, staff to chairman 3M Company