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Burge Miles Seymour

business executive.

Burge Miles Seymour, business executive. Member National Freight Traffic Bureau, Transportation Association of America (directory); Served as seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force, 1918-1919.

Background

Seymour, Burge Miles was born on August 31, 1894 in Mukwanago, Wisconsin, United States. Son of George and Katherine Nina (Wylie) Seymour.

Education

Educated grammar school, Milwaukee.

Career

Began as clerk Cutler Hammer Manufacturing Company, 1914. Manager tractor div. Allis Chalmers Manufacturing Company, 1919-1922. Salesman, later sales manager Yellow Cab Manufacturing Company, 1922-1927.

Manager New York branch General Motors Truck Company, 1927-1930. President Terminal System, Inc., 1931-1939. Chairman, chief Executive officer Associate Transport Inc., Motor freight, New York City.

Membership

Member National Freight Traffic Bureau, Transportation Association of America (directory). Served as seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force, 1918-1919. Clubs: New York Athletic, Traffic of New York (director) (New York City).

Connections

Married Rilla E. Backus, April.; married second, Opal Baker, July 1965. Children: Robert Jay, James Kay, Jane Katherine.

father:
George Seymour

mother:
Katherine Nina (Wylie) Seymour

spouses:
Rilla E. Backus

Opal Baker

children:
Robert Jay Seymour

James Kay Seymour

Jane Katherine Seymour