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Lewis E. Strite

manufacturing executive

Lewis E. Strite, American manufacturing executive. Named Businessman of Year, Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Chamber of C., 1976. Past president Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce; board directors Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Harrisonburg, James Madison University Foundation, Harrisonburg; member Friends of Carrier Library Steering Committee, Harrisonburg. Member of Rotary (past president local club, Paul Harris fellow 1977).

Background

Strite, Lewis E. was born on November 7, 1920 in Hagerstown, Maryland, United States.

Career

Sales manager Shenandoah Manufacturing Company, Inc., Harrisonburg, Virginia, general manager, vice president, president, from 1984. Board directors Dominion Bank of Shenadoah Valley, Harrisonburg, Wetsel Seed Company, Harrisonburg, Massanutten Broadcasting Company, Harrisonburg, Massanutten Vocational Technology Center, Harrisonburg, Southern Industrial Relations Conference, Atlanta.

Membership

Past president Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce. Board directors Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Harrisonburg, James Madison University Foundation, Harrisonburg. Member Friends of Carrier Library Steering Committee, Harrisonburg.

Member of Rotary (past president local club, Paul Harris fellow 1977).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, reading, travel.

Connections

Married Ethel Showalter, December 22, 1945. Children: L. Gerald, Elaine, Carmen.