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industrial company executive

Lynn Boyd McKnight, industrial company executive. Member Milwaukee, University, Milwaukee Country clubs.

Background

McKnight, Lynn Boyd was born on March 7, 1891 in Mishawaka, Indiana, United States. Son of Robert S. and Ella S. (Boyd) McKnight.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Purdue University, 1915.

Career

District sales manager, Dodge Manufacturing Corporation, Mishawaka, 1920-1927;managerial positions, Chain Belt Company, 1927-1948;vice-president, director, Chain Belt Company, 1948-1951;executive vice president, Chain Belt Company, 1951-1953;president, Chain Belt Company, 1953-1959;chairman of the executive committee, Chain Belt Company, from 1958. Trustee Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. Board directors Sterling, Inc., Heil Company, Safway Steel Products, Pelton Steel Casting Company, Interstate Drop Forge Company, George J. Meyer Manufacturing Company.

Membership

Member Milwaukee, University, Milwaukee Country clubs.

Connections

Married Pauline Light, October 8, 1918. Children: Marilyn McKnight Crump, Patricia McKnight Steck.

father:
Robert S. McKnight

mother:
Ella S. (Boyd) McKnight

spouse:
Pauline Light

children:
Marilyn McKnight Crump McKnight

Patricia McKnight Steck McKnight