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Leonard Brown Buchanan

electrical engineer

Leonard Brown Buchanan, American electrical engineer.

Background

Buchanan, Leonard Brown was born on March 2, 1873 in Woburn. Massachusetts. Son of George and Olive Jane (Lowell) Buchanan.

Education

Graduate Woburn High School, 1889. Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1893.

Career

With Stone & Webster, Inc., since 1893, as electrical and chemical engineer, and in charge of laboratory and research work. Identified particularly with industrial enterprises of the firm since 1899. Chairman of the Board of Chicago.

Wilmington & Franklin Coal Company. Director Stone & Webster Realty Corporation. Director of the Woburn Cooperative Bank.

Trustee of the Woburn Five Cents Savings Bank. Trustee Woburn Public Library. Choate Memorial Hospital.

Membership

Clubs: Down Town, Massachusetts Fire Chiefs’ (Boston).

Connections

Married Ethel Louise Winn, October 21, 1913. Children: Elizabeth Olive (deceased), Lowell Winn, Ruth Miriam (Mistress.

father:
George Buchanan

mother:
Olive Jane (Lowell) Buchanan

spouse:
Ethel Louise Winn

children:
Elizabeth Olive Buchanan (deceased)

Lowell Winn Buchanan

Ruth Miriam (Mrs Buchanan