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Lemuel Ricketts Boulware

Lemuel Ricketts Boulware, industrial executive. Recipient Medal of Merit for War Service; Distinguished American Citizen award Harding College, 1963, Individual Achievement award Freedoms Foundation, 1986. Served as captain, infantry United States Army, 1917-1919. Member of Century (Syracuse); Blind Brook (Purchase, New York ); Round Hill (Greenwich, Connecticut); Gulfstream Golf (Florida); Gulfstream Bath and Tennis.

Background

  • Boulware, Lemuel Ricketts was born on June 3, 1895 in Springfield, Kentucky, United States. Son of Judson A. and Martha Price (Ricketts) Boulware.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Wisconsin, 1916. Doctor of Humane Letters, Center College, 1953. Doctor of Laws, Carroll College, 1954.

      Doctor of Laws, Union College, 1957. Doctor of Science., Clarkson College, 1962. D.Edn. in Economics (honorary), Hillsdale College, Michigan, 1980.

    Career

    • Teacher business administration University Wisconsin, 1916-1917. Teacher Brooklyn night schools, 1919-1920. Comptroller E. W. Bliss Company, Hastings (Michigan) division, 1919.

      Purchasing agent, factory manager H. B. Sherman Manufacturing Company, Battle Creek, Michigan, 1920-1925. General sales manager Easy Washing Machine Corporation, Syracuse, New York, 1925-1935. Vice president, general manager Carrier Corporation, 1936-1939, Celotex Corporation, Chicago, 1940-1942.

      Assistant to chairman War Production Board, 1942, deputy comptroller shipbuilding 1942-1943, operations vice chairman, 1943-1944. Member production executive committee and standardization of shipbuilding design committee of Combined Chiefs of Staff. With General Electric Company as marketing consultant and in charge affiliated manufacturing companies, 1945.

      Vice president, 1945-1947. In charge employee, community and union relations, 1947-1956. Vice president public and employee relations, 1956-1959.

      Vice president consultant relations services, 1959-1961.

    Works

    • Author: The Truth about Boularism: Trying To Do Right Voluntarily, 1969, What You Can Do about Inflation, Unemployment, Productivity, Profit and Collective Bargaining, 1972. Lecturer, writer, consultant.

    Politics

    A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

    Religion

    At communion only the believer is invited to participate in the bread and cup of Christ.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    God meant for a person’s earthly happiness to be fulfilled through God given relationships.

    Membership

    Served as captain, infantry United States Army, 1917-1919. Member of Century (Syracuse). Blind Brook (Purchase, New York ).

    Round Hill (Greenwich, Connecticut). Gulfstream Golf (Florida). Gulfstream Bath and Tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Norma Brannock, December 28, 1935 (deceased 1987).
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    Died November 7, 1990
    (aged 95)
    • 1916
      University Wisconsin
    • 1953
      Center College
    • 1954
      Carroll College
    • 1957
      Union College
    • 1962
      Clarkson College
    • 1980
      Hillsdale College
    • 1916 - 1917
      Teacher, business administration University Wisconsin
    • 1919 - 1920
      teacher, Brooklyn night schools
    • 1919
      comptroller, E. W. Bliss Company
    • 1925 - 1935
      general sales manager, Easy Washing Machine Corporation
      Syracuse, New York, United States
    • 1936 - 1939
      vice president, Carrier Corporation
    • 1936 - 1939
      general manager, Carrier Corporation
    • 1940 - 1942
      vice president, Carrier Corporation
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1940 - 1942
      general manager, Carrier Corporation
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1945
      with General Electric Company as marketing consultant, and in charge affiliated manufacturing companies
    • 1945 - 1947
      vice president
    • 1947 - 1956
      in charge employee
    • 1956 - 1959
      vice president, public and employee relations
    • 1959 - 1961
      vice president, consultant relations services
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