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Francis Darling Weeks

manufacturer executive.

Francis Darling Weeks, American manufacturer executive. Decorated Croix de Guerre. Served with American Field Service, French Army, 1917-1918; Member Controllers Institute American (president Syracuse control 1947-1948), Industrial Truck Association (director) since 1955), Machinery and Allied Products Institute (accounting council 1944-1948), American Legion, Beta Theta Pi.

Background

Weeks, Francis Darling was born on October 21, 1896 in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Son of Joseph and Jessie (Darling) Weeks.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1917.

Career

With National Shawmut Bank, Boston, 1919-1920, Shawmut Corporation, Boston, 1920. With Lamson Corporation of Delaware, Syracuse, New York, since 1921, treasurer, 1938, director, 1940, president, 1955, now chairman. President, treasurer, director Lamson Mobilift Corporation.

Vice-president, director Lamson Corporation, New York Mail & Newspaper Transportation Company.

Membership

Served with American Field Service, French Army, 1917-1918. Member Controllers Institute American (president Syracuse control 1947-1948), Industrial Truck Association (director) since 1955), Machinery and Allied Products Institute (accounting council 1944-1948), American Legion, Beta Theta Pi. Clubs: Century (Syracuse).

Connections

Married Mabel Kane, June 21, 1928. Children: Francis Darling, William Kane.

father:
Joseph Weeks

mother:
Jessie (Darling) Weeks

spouse:
Mabel Kane

children:
Francis Darling Weeks

William Kane Weeks