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manufacturer executive.

Newton Melville Forsythe, American manufacturer executive. Member Indiana Chamber of Commerce (director), National Machine Tool Builders Association (chairman public relations committee), Sigma Xi.; Mason (32°), Elk.

Background

Forsythe, Newton Melville was born on December 12, 1902 in Sarcoxie, Missouri, United States. Son of Albert H. and Estelle (Goodner) Forsythe.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1924.

Career

Various positions Westinghouse Air Brake Company, 1924-1928, assistant manager automotive brake div., 1926-1928. Distributor Westinghouse Appliances, Cleveland, Northern Ohio, 1928-1936. Regional manager, then Western sales manager, general refrigeration manager Norge div.

Borg-Warner, 1936-1942, vice president charge sales Pesco products div., 1942-1952, executive vice president, 1952-1954. Vice president, general manager National Automatic Tool Company, Richmond, Indiana, 1954-1958, president, since 1958.

Membership

Member Indiana Chamber of Commerce (director), National Machine Tool Builders Association (chairman public relations committee), Sigma Xi. Mason (32°), Elk.; Clubs: Country (Cleveland).

Connections

Married Harriett Blair, December 31, 1926. Children: Emily Blair (Mistress.

father:
Albert H. Forsythe

mother:
Estelle (Goodner) Forsythe

spouse:
Harriett Blair

child:
Emily Blair (Mrs Forsythe