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Lester Herman Swanlund

accountant , corporation executive

Lester Herman Swanlund, American accountant, corporation executive. Member Controllers Institute American, American Institute Accountants Methodist.

Background

Swanlund, Lester Herman was born on January 27, 1908 in LaMoille, Illinois, United States. Son of Albert and Hannah (Isacson) Swanlund.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1932. Certified Public Accountants, Illinois, 1937.

Career

Auditor, Ernst & Ernst, 1932-1933. Treasurer The Foundation Press, Inc., 1933-1937. Staff accountant The Brunswick Corporation (formerly Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company) Chicago, Illinois, 1937-1942, assistant comptroller, 1942-1946, controller, 1946-1951, treasurer, director, 1951-1954, vice-president and treasurer, 1954-1956, financial vice president, 1956-1961, now director.

With subsidiary companies, in Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, also director. President Brunswick-Murray Automatic Pinsetter Corporation, 1956-1958. President, director Brunswick Credit Corporation, 1960-1971.

Advisory board Irving L. Straus Associates, Inc., New York City.

Membership

Member Controllers Institute American, American Institute Accountants Methodist. Clubs: Executive (Chicago).

Connections

Married Maybelle Leland, July 11, 1936.

father:
Albert Swanlund

mother:
Hannah (Isacson) Swanlund

spouse:
Maybelle Leland