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Electrical engineer , computer company executive

Hollis Leland Caswell, American computer company executive, electrical engineer. Celanese fellow Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1953-1955; Sloan fellow Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1967-1968.


Caswell, Hollis Leland was born on August 15, 1931 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Hollis Leland and Ruth (Allen) Caswell.


Bachelor, Carleton College, 1953. Master of Science, Cornell University, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1958.

S.M. Entertainment, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1968.


Vice president general technical division International Business Machines Corporation, East Fishkill, New York, 1983-1990. Senior vice president and president computer systems group Unisys Corporation, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, 1984-1990. Chairman, chief executive officer Hypres Corporation, Elmsford, New York, since 1990.


  • Avocations: woodworking. Tennis; hiking; racquet sports.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Physics of Thin Films, volunteer 1., 1963. Contributor numerous articles to professional publications.


Trustee Charles Babbage Foundation, Minneapolis, since 1985. Member corporation liaison committee Cornell University. Member board overseers School of Engineering and Applied Science, University Pennsylvania.

Board trustees Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, board directors, since 1988. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: woodworking. Tennis; hiking; racquet sports.


Married Dorothy Jane Devries. Children– Hollis Leland, Linda Jane, Deborah Ann, Ruth Marie, David Andrew.

Hollis Leland Caswell

Ruth (Allen) Caswell

Dorothy Jane Devries

Hollis Leland Caswell

Linda Jane Caswell

Deborah Ann Caswell

Ruth Marie Caswell

David Andrew Caswell