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Automobile company executive

Robert Bowen Boswell, American automobile company executive. Served to Lieutenant Ordnance, United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945.; Member American Society Metals (chairman Detroit chapter 1961-1962), Society Automotive Engineers (governing board Detroit section 1964-1966).; Club: C.I.T. (Detroit).

Background

Boswell, Robert Bowen was born on February 14, 1920 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of RoscoeConkling and Ida Blanche (Fowler) Boswell.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, University Michigan, 1942.

Career

; children—Robert Capron, James Russell, John Richard. Married Mary Elizabeth Small, March 22, 1986. Research metallurgist Chrysler Corporation, Highland Park, Michigan, 1946-1950, chief metallurgist Tank Engine division, New Orleans, 1951-1954, chief engineer Forge and Foundry division, Highland Park, 1955-1960, manager product engineering various manufacturing divisions, Detroit, 1961-1975, manager material cost analysis, Highland Park, 1975-1980, manager chassis cost analysis, 1980-1982, program manager Michigan division Barnes & Reinecke, Inc., Madison Heights, 1982-1985.

Technical writer Chrysler Corporation, Highland Park, 1986. Evening school instructor Wayne State University, 1948-1951.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patentee in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles trade journals.

Membership

Served to Lieutenant Ordnance, United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member American Society Metals (chairman Detroit chapter 1961-1962), Society Automotive Engineers (governing board Detroit section 1964-1966). Club: C.I.T. (Detroit).

Connections

Married Ruth Ione Capron, August 16, 1942 (deceased 1985). Children: Robert Capron, James Russell, John Richard. Married Mary Elizabeth Small, March 22, 1986.

father:
RoscoeConkling Boswell

mother:
Ida Blanche (Fowler) Boswell

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Small

spouse:
Ruth Ione Capron

child:
James Russell Boswell

child:
Robert Capron Boswell

child:
John Richard Boswell