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textile manufacturer

Gordon Harrower, American textile manufacturer. Decorated Silver Star. President Day Kimball Hospital, Putnam, Connecticut Lieutenant Field Artillery, United States Army, 1917-1919. Member American Cotton Manufacturers Institute, Masons (32 degree), Harvard Club.

Background

Harrower, Gordon was born on May 23, 1891 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of David and Mary Duncan (Struthers) Harrower.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1914. Postgraduate, Ecole de Cavalrie, Saumur, France, 1917.

Career

Cotton textile apprenctice, Nashawena Mills, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1914-1916;sales clerk, Clarence Whitman, New York City, 1916-1917;assistant secretary, assistant treasurer, Wauregan Company, Quinebaug Company, 1919-1932;also board directors, Wauregan Company, Quinebaug Companytreasurer, Wauregan-Quinebaug Mills, 1932-1943;also board directors, Wauregan-Quinebaug Millspresident, treasurer, Wauregan Mills., Connecticut, 1943;Chairman of the Board, Wauregan Mills., Connecticut. Vice president charge Research and Development Hopper Paper Company. Board directors American Mutual Liability Insurance Company, Puget Sound Pulp & Timber Company, American Cotton Manufacturers Association.

Representative to International Textile Conference, Buxton, England, 1952.

Membership

President Day Kimball Hospital, Putnam, Connecticut Lieutenant Field Artillery, United States Army, 1917-1919. Member American Cotton Manufacturers Institute, Masons (32 degree), Harvard Club.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Lyman, November 15, 1928 (divorced July 1932). 1 child, Gordon; married Helen Hopper, October 25, 1933. 1 child, Helen Struthers.

father:
David Harrower

mother:
Mary Duncan (Struthers) Harrower

spouses:
Elizabeth Lyman

Helen Hopper

children:
Gordon Harrower

Helen Struthers Harrower