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Stephen Foster Briggs

manufacturer executive.

Stephen Foster Briggs, American manufacturer executive. Fellow Royal Society of Arts.; Member of the National Audubon Society, American Ornithologists Union, Photographic Society American.

Background

Briggs, Stephen Foster was born on December 4, 1885 in Watertown, South Dakota, United States. Son of Stephen Albro and Flora Dyer (Foster) Briggs.

Education

Bachelor of Science, South Dakota State College, 1907, Doctor of Science (honorary), 1956.

Career

Co-founder Briggs & Stratton Corporation, 1909, organized Outboard Motor Corporation, 1929 (merged with Johnson Motor Company, 1936), became Outboard, Marine & Manufacturing Company, 1936, Chairman, Board Of Directors from 1936. Chairman, Board Of Directors Continental-Diamond Fibre Company, 1951-1955.

Membership

Fellow Royal Society of Arts. Member of the National Audubon Society, American Ornithologists Union, Photographic Society American.

Connections

Married Beatrice Branch, February 10, 1910. Children: Stephen Albro, Barbara (Mistress.

father:
Stephen Albro Briggs

mother:
Flora Dyer (Foster) Briggs

spouse:
Beatrice Branch

children:
Stephen Albro Briggs

Barbara (Mrs Briggs