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business executive.

Lewis Burrie Swift, business executive. Member of Executive Committee Industrial Management Council Director Rochester Community Chest, Rochester Regional Hospital Council, Rochester Museum Association Vice chairman board trustees Rochester Institute Technology; Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers; member Rochester Engineering Society, Chamber of Commerce, Newcomen Society, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Swift, Lewis Burrie was born on May 17, 1885 in Lyndonville, New York, United States. Son of Lewis B. and Effie Euphemia (Gray) Swift.

Education

Mechanical Engineering, Cornell Univercity College of Engineering, 1912.

Career

Successively manager recorder sales, 1912-1919, manager sales engineering department, 1919-1928, chief engineer and director in charge research, engineering and patent departments, 1928-1938, vice president, 1934-1938, president, 1938-1951, chairman since 1951. Director Lincoln Rochester Trust Company, Pfaudler Company.

Membership

Member of Executive Committee Industrial Management Council Director Rochester Community Chest, Rochester Regional Hospital Council, Rochester Museum Association Vice chairman board trustees Rochester Institute Technology. Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Member Rochester Engineering Society, Chamber of Commerce, Newcomen Society, Tau Beta Pi.

Clubs: Cornell of Rochester, Rochester Ad, Genesee Valley (Rochester).

Connections

Married Madge A. VanDresser, September 9, 1913. Children: Lewis B., Junior.

father:
Lewis B. Swift

mother:
Effie Euphemia (Gray) Swift

spouse:
Madge A. VanDresser

children:
Lewis B. Swift

Jr Swift