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Steel company executive

Samuel Locke Sawyer, American steel company executive. Chairman Independence Planning Commission, Missouri, 1971—1973; national board directors Steel Center Institute, from 1982; Member of Kansas City Country Club (Mission Hills), Kansas City Club.

Background

Sawyer, Samuel Locke was born on September 3, 1922 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Samuel Woodson and Adelina Mersereau (Richards) Sawyer.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1943. Salesman, Barret Fitch & Company, Kansas City, Missoury, 1946-1949. Treasurer Richards & Conover Hardware Company, Kansas City, 1950, vice president, 1952-1956, president, 1956 (name changed to Richards & Conover Steel Company, 1973).

Director United Missouri Bank of Kansas City, Atkinson Industries, Pittsburg, Kansas Chairman Independence PlanningCommn., Missouri, 1971-1973. National board directors Steel Center Institute, 1982.

Career

With sales department Barret Fitch & Company, Kansas City, Missouri, 1946—1949. Treasurer Richards & Conover Steel Company (formerly Richards & Conover Hardware Company), from 1950, vice president, 1952—1956, president, from 1956. Director United Missouri Bank of Kansas City, Atkinson Industries, Pittsburgh.

Served to captain United States Marine Corps, 1943-1946, PTO.

Membership

Chairman Independence Planning Commission, Missouri, 1971—1973. National board directors Steel Center Institute, from 1982. Member of Kansas City Country Club (Mission Hills), Kansas City Club.

Connections

Married Rosalie Koontz, April 1, 1950 (divorced 1958). Married Doris Strohmenger, August 17, 1958. Children: Kristin, Sally, Martha.

father:
Samuel Woodson Sawyer

mother:
Adelina Mersereau (Richards) Sawyer

spouse:
Doris Strohmenger

spouse:
Rosalie Koontz

child:
Sally Sawyer

child:
Martha Sawyer

child:
Kristin Sawyer