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Lester Herbert Graves

engineer , corporation executive.

Lester Herbert Graves, American engineer, corporation executive. Fellow Illuminating Engineering Society (president 1930-1940); member Zeta Psi (trustee 1933-1934; Mason (Wilmete (Illinois) Lodge 931).

Background

Graves, Lester Herbert was born on June 19, 1889 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Herbert George and Luella E. (Morse) Graves.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer, University of Illinois, 1912.

Career

1 son, Lester Herbert. Married second, Marie B. Gundlach, June 17, 1950. Worked in repair shops, General Electric Company, Chicago, 1907-1908.

With Curtis Lighting, Inc., Chicago, 1912. With Curtis Lighting, Inc., New York City, from 1912, vice president from 1936. Trustee Village of Pelham Manor, 1929-1933, mayor, 1933-1935.

Works

  • Author articles, papers on lighting practice for Illuminating Engineering Society.

Membership

Fellow Illuminating Engineering Society (president 1930-1940). Member Zeta Psi (trustee 1933-1934. Mason (Wilmete (Illinois) Lodge 931).

Clubs: Pelham Country (Pelham, New York.

Connections

Married Helena Mann, June 15, 1915 (deceased).; married second, Marie B. Gundlach, June 17, 1950.

father:
Herbert George Graves

mother:
Luella E. (Morse) Graves

spouses:
Helena Mann

Marie B. Gundlach