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Harry Sanford Brown

business executive.

Harry Sanford Brown, business executive.

Background

Brown, Harry Sanford was born on September 21, 1881 in Tyler, Texas, United States. Son of John A. and Emma A. Sanford.

Education

Biomedical Engineering University of Arkansas, 1901. Mechanical Engineering, Cornell Univercity, 1904.

Career

Manager Boston office, Power Specialty Company, 1904-1918. Vice president Wheeler Condenser & Engineering Company, 1918-1927. Vice-president and director Foster Wheeler Corporation, New York City, 1927-1935, president, 1935-1946, chairman of board and president, since 1946.

Chairman of board and director Foster Wheeler, Ltd., Canada. Director Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, also member New York advisory board.

Membership

Clubs: Bankers, Baltusrol Golf, India House.

Connections

Married Marjorie Carpenter.

father:
John A.

mother:
Emma A. Sanford

spouse:
Marjorie Carpenter.