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Horace Abrum Bumby

manufacturer executive.

Horace Abrum Bumby, American manufacturer executive. Member sales department, Swift & Company, Chicago, 1912-1914; Member Wisconsin Manufacturers Association (director). Pi Kappa Delta.; Mason.

Background

Bumby, Horace Abrum was born on August 22, 1890 in Burnett, Wisconsin, United States. Son of John Colley and Olive (Wells) Bumby.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Ripon College, 1912.

Career

Member sales department, Swift & Company, Chicago, 1912-1914. Secretary-treasurer Ripon (Wisconsin) Milk Company, 1914-1919, president, 1920-1929. President Marshfield (Wisconsin) Milk Company, 1927-1929.

Treasurer Speed Queen Corporation, Ripon, 1939, president, general manager and director since 1910. President and director Ripon Foods, Inc. from 1930. Vice-president and director, Advertiser’s Manufacturing Company from 1921.

President Speed Queen div. McGraw-Edison Company, Elgin, Montello (Wisconsin) Products Company, from 1944. Director McGraw Edison Company, Ripon (Wisconsin) State Bank, Jefferson (Wisconsin) Company Bank.

Trustee Ripon College President Republican Ednl. Foundation.

Membership

Member sales department, Swift & Company, Chicago, 1912-1914. Member Wisconsin Manufacturers Association (director). Pi Kappa Delta.; Mason.

Clubs: Rotary, Chicago Athletic Association.

Connections

Married Merle Elizabeth Hockenbury, August 14, 1915. Children: John Edgar, Ann (Mistress.

father:
John Colley Bumby

mother:
Olive (Wells) Bumby

spouse:
Merle Elizabeth Hockenbury

children:
John Edgar Bumby

Ann (Mrs Bumby