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business executive

James F. Brownlee, business executive. Member Business Advisory Council, Washington, District of Columbia, 1937-1939; member board directors American Sugar Refining Company, Chase Manhattan Bank, R. H. Macy & Company, Inc., Gillette Safety Razor Company Trustee Middlesex School, Ford Foundation.; Served as Second lieutenant, United States Army, World War I.

Background

Brownlee, James F. was born on July 29, 1891 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of Malcolm Bruce and Myra Belle (Forbis) Brownlee.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Harvard University, 1913.

Career

Began as salesman, American Sugar Refining Company, 1913, sales manager, 1925-1928. Vice president, General Foods Corporation, 1932-1935. President Jefferson Island Salt Company, 1936-1938.

President Frankfort Distilleries, Incorporated, 1935-1943.

Membership

Member Business Advisory Council, Washington, District of Columbia, 1937-1939. Member board directors American Sugar Refining Company, Chase Manhattan Bank, R. H. Macy & Company, Inc., Gillette Safety Razor Company Trustee Middlesex School, Ford Foundation. Served as Second lieutenant, United States Army, World War I.

Clubs: Union League, Links (New York City).

Connections

Married Emeline Morley, March 10, 1917.

father:
Malcolm Bruce Brownlee

mother:
Myra Belle (Forbis) Brownlee

spouse:
Emeline Morley