Harrison Hylas Wheaton Edit Profile
Student Grinnell (Iowa) College, 1903-1907. Bachelor of Philisophy, University of Chicago, 1910, Juris Doctor, 1911.
Began investigations into Americanization, Rochester, New York, 1911. Supervising investigator New York State Bureau Industries and Immigration, 1912-1914. Appointed supervising investigator, Pennsylvania State Department of Labor and Industry, 1914, also appointed by United States commissioner of education to investigate condition of immigrant education.
Chief division of immigrant education in the United States, under bureau of Education, 1914-1918. Director bureau “America First” campaign, 1915. Consultant expert Pennsylvania Industrial Board, 1914-1918.
Drafted and secured passage of employment bills Pennsylvania legislature, 1915. Chairman of the executive committee of National Committee of 100 appointed by commissioner of education, 1916. Director Connecticut State Department Americanization, 1918.
Secretary and labor manager New York Clothing Trade Association, 1919. Executive manager Savings Banks Association State of New York, 1920-1921. Executive manager New York State Waterways Conference Committee, 1921-1922.
President Harrison H. Wheaton, Inc., Continental Eastern Corporation.
Member Institute of America Business (president 1933).
Married Frances Elizabeth Eddy, of Chicago, Illinois, July 20, 1909 (died January 8, 1937). Married second, Dorothy Sommers, 1937.