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Diversified manufacturing company executive

Lewis Wylie Lehr, American diversified manufacturing company executive. Recipient Alumni Achievement award University Nebraska Alumni Association, 1976, State of Nebraska Wagon Master award, 1995. Trustee University Nebraska Foundation Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member American Chemical Society Clubs: North Oaks Golf, White Bear Yacht, Minnesota.

Background

Lehr, Lewis Wylie was born on February 21, 1921 in Elgin, Nebraska, United States. Son of Lewis H. and Nancy (Wylie) Lehr.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Nebraska, 1947. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Nebraska, 1977.

Career

With, 3M Company, St. Paul, since 1947;vice president medical products division, 3M Company, 1960-1972;health care products group, 3M Company, 1972-1974;tape and allied products group, 3M Company, 1974-1975;president United States operations, 3M Company, 1975-1979;vice chairman, 3M Company, 1979-1980;chairman, chief Executive officer, 3M Company, 1980-1986. Board directors Science, Inc., Bloomington, Minnesota, Peregrine, Inc. Member of advisory board Compensation Resource Group, Pasadena, California.

Membership

Trustee University Nebraska Foundation Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member American Chemical Society Clubs: North Oaks Golf, White Bear Yacht, Minnesota.

Connections

Married Doris Stauder, October 13, 1944. Children– Mary A. Lehr Makin, William L., Donald D., John M.

father:
Lewis H. Lehr

mother:
Nancy (Wylie) Lehr

spouse:
Doris Stauder

child:
Mary A. Lehr Makin Lehr

child:
William L. Lehr

child:
Donald D. Lehr

child:
John M. Lehr