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Leonard Charles Schwab Edit Profile

Manufacturing executive

Leonard Charles Schwab, American manufacturing executive. Recipient Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, Cumberland, 1969, Silver Antelope award, 1989.

Background

Schwab, Leonard Charles was born on May 19, 1922 in New York City. Son of Samuel and Sylvia (Rosembaum) Schwab.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Lehigh University, 1944.

Career

Partner, S. Schwab Company, Cumberland, Maryland., 1946-1968;vice president, S. Schwab Inc., Cumberland, 1968-1985;executive vice president, S. Schwab Inc., Cumberland, since 1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field

    • inventor.

Membership

President Potomac council Boy Scouts American, Cumberland, member North-East regional board, Edison, New Jersey, since 1980. Board directors Lions Manor Nursing Home, Cumberland, 1977-1988. Served as First lieutenant United States Army, 1943-1952, Korea.

Member American Apparel Manufacturing Association (committee chairman since 1975), Allegany County Enterprise Zone Commission, Lions (local president 1972-1973, deputy district governor 1974-1975, Melvin Jones fellow), Masons (33 degree Scottish Rite), Shriners.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Stamp collecting/philately, golf.

Connections

Married Jane Holstein, March 31, 1951. Children: L. Tadd, Douglas S.

father:
Samuel Schwab

mother:
Sylvia (Rosembaum) Schwab

spouse:
Jane Holstein

child:
L. Tadd Schwab

child:
Douglas S. Schwab