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Fayette Rumsey Plumb

manufacturer executive.

Fayette Rumsey Plumb, American manufacturer executive. Member National Industrial Conference Board, 1918-1930, Philadelphia Regional Labor Board, 1934-1935; Member Philadelphia Hardware Merchants. and Manufacturers Association (president 1916-1917), American Hardware Manufacturers Association (president 1917-1918), Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (director 1923), American Academy Political and Social Science.

Background

Plumb, Fayette Rumsey was born on June 18, 1877 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Fayette R. and Catherine (Middleton) Plumb.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1899.

Career

Treasurer Fayette R. Plumb, Inc., Philadelphia, 1900-1905, plant superintendent, 1901-1905, president, 1905-1953, chairman board directors, since 1953. Chairman Delta File Works, Inc., since since 1920.

Works

  • Contributor articles trade papers, nat. mags.

Membership

Member National Industrial Conference Board, 1918-1930, Philadelphia Regional Labor Board, 1934-1935. Member Philadelphia Hardware Merchants. and Manufacturers Association (president 1916-1917), American Hardware Manufacturers Association (president 1917-1918), Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (director 1923), American Academy Political and Social Science. Clubs: Union League, Merion Cricket (past governor), Harvard (Philadelphia).

Connections

Married Grace Pennock Sharp, November 6, 1902.

father:
Fayette R. Plumb

mother:
Catherine (Middleton) Plumb

spouse:
Grace Pennock Sharp