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Lewis Wylie Lehr

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

From member staff to chairman 3M Company, St. Paul, 1947—1980, chairman, chief executive officer, 1980—1986. Member advisory board Clarke-Bardes, 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.