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textile company executive

Martin Jay Schwab, American textile company executive. Trustee Institute on Man and Science, Montefiore Hospital, Hudson Guild. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American Textile Manufacturers Institute (director) Clubs: Quaker Ride Golf (Scarsdale, New York ) (treasurer).

Background

Schwab, Martin Jay was born on November 26, 1922 in New York City. Son of Jacob Walter and Dora (Kaiser) Schwab.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University North Carolina, 1946.

Career

With United Merchants & Manufacturers, Incorporated, New York York City, since 1946, trainee, 1946-1949, assistant to treasurer, 1949-1955, treasurer, 1955-1959, board directors, since 1955, executive vice president, member executive committee, 1959-1967, chief finance officer, chairman finance committee, 1967-1968, president, 1968-1975, chief executive officer, from 1975, chairman, since 1975. Director American Broadcasting Companies. Member advisory board Manufacturers Hanover, Arkwright-Boston Insurance Company.

Membership

Trustee Institute on Man and Science, Montefiore Hospital, Hudson Guild. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American Textile Manufacturers Institute (director) Clubs: Quaker Ride Golf (Scarsdale, New York ) (treasurer).

Connections

Married Betty Brand, June 5, 1949. Children: Jeffrey, Sally, Steven.

father:
Jacob Walter Schwab

mother:
Dora (Kaiser) Schwab

spouse:
Betty Brand

child:
Jeffrey Schwab

child:
Sally Schwab

child:
Steven Schwab