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Savings and loan association executive

James Luther Lewis was American savings and loan association executive. Decorated Purple Heart; recipient Presidential Unit citation.

Background

Lewis, James Luther was born on September 29, 1912 in Bridgeport, Ohio, United States. Son of William Luther and Gwen Evans Lewis.

Education

Graduate, Mercersburg Academy, 1931. Bachelor, Yale University, 1935.

Career

With sales department Chicago Pneumatic Tool Company, assistant sales district manager, 1935—1943, assistant to president, 1946—1955. Vice president, administration and sales Van Norman Industries, Inc., director, 1956. President Insuline Corporation, 1956—1958.

Vice president corporation development Thermador Corporation, Louisiana, 1959—1965, chairman board, director, 1965—1983, Sierra Finance Corporation, 1968. Director Firth Sterling Steel Corporation, 1956—1958. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.

Connections

Married Mary Anne Glen, October 26, 1943. Children: William Luther II, Gwendolyn.

father:
William Luther

mother:
Gwen Evans Lewis

spouse:
Mary Anne Glen

children:
William Luther II Lewis

Gwendolyn Lewis