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Steel company executive

Benjamin Calvin Boylston, American steel company executive. Avocations: golf, tennis, travel, reading. M C. Recipient Clara Barton national honor award American Red Cross, 1996.


Boylston, Benjamin Calvin was born on December 19, 1932 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. Son of Howard Bridges and Lucile (Peace) Boylston.


AB, Duke University, 1954. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1955. Program Management Development, Harvard University, 1972.


Management trainee, Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1955-1957;labor relations representative, Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) Steel Corporation, 1957-1964;senior labor representative, Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) Steel Corporation, 1964-1966;manager personnel, Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) Steel Corporation, 1966-1970;manager personnel management development, Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) Steel Corporation, 1970-1974;assistant vice president industrial relations, Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) Steel Corporation, 1974-1984;general manager human resources, Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) Steel Corporation, 1984-1986;vice president human resources, Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) Steel Corporation, 1986-1994. Board directors Capital Blue Cross, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, since 1982, St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem, 1988-1995. Corporation member Pennsylvania Blue Shield, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, 1983-1996.

Chairman Lehigh Valley Business Conference on Health, Bethlehem, 1989-1992, board directors, 1986-1992.


  • Avocations: golf, tennis, travel, reading. M C.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Teamwork-Joint Labor-Management Programs in America, 1986.


President, board directors Kemerer Museum, Bethlehem, 1987-1991. Board directors American Red Cross, Bethlehem, 1982-1988, Lehigh Valley, since 1993, chairman 1997-1999, Pennsylvania State Service Council, since 1998, New Bethany Ministries, Bethlehem, 1985-1993. Appointed member by governor personnel committee Pennsylvania Little Hoover Commission, Harrisburg, 1969-1971.

Member Vision 2000 committee Hospital Association Pennsylvania, 1990-1992. Member education committee Hospital Trustee Association, 1992-1994. Member American Iron and Steel Institute (chairman employee relations committee 1989-1991, National Association Manufacturers, National Leadership Coalition for Health Reform, Employee Retirement Income Security Act Industry Committee (board directors 1989-1995), Executive Service Corps., Human Resources Planning Society, Kaiwah Exchange Club, University Club New York City, Saucon Valley Country Club.


  • Other Interests

    Golf, tennis, travel, reading.


Married Eleanor Addison, March 30, 1933. Children: Nancy Eleanor, Susanna Daphne.

Howard Bridges Boylston

Lucile (Peace) Boylston

Eleanor Addison

Nancy Eleanor Boylston

Susanna Daphne Boylston