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John Phelps Taylor Armstrong

business executive

John Phelps Taylor Armstrong, business executive. Member New London Chamber of Commerce (past president; Mason (32°).

Background

Armstrong, John Phelps Taylor was born on July 1, 1882 in New London, Connecticut, United States. Son of Benjamin Adam and Louise Augusta (Smith) Armstrong.

Education

Student Phillips Andover, 1899-1900. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1904.

Career

Mill clerk Corticelli Silk Company, New London, 1904-1907, assistant secretary, 1907-1913, secretary, 1913-1919, vice president, treasurer 1919-1929, president, 1929-1932, vice president Belding Heminway Company. New York City, 1932-1937, president, 1937-1949, Heminway Company. New York City, 1932-1937, president, 1937-1949, chairman of the executive committee, director since 1933.

Director La France Industries, United States Testing Company, Stowell Silk Spool Company.

Membership

Member New London Chamber of Commerce (past president. Mason (32°).; Clubs: Yale, Union League, Republican (New York City).

Connections

Married Lillian Thomas Washburn, February 28, 1918.

father:
Benjamin Adam Armstrong

mother:
Louise Augusta (Smith) Armstrong

spouse:
Lillian Thomas Washburn