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Thomas A. Harwood

management consultant.

Thomas A. Harwood, American management consultant.


Harwood, Thomas A. was born on August 7, 1894 in Goldfield, Iowa, United States. Son of Raoul A. and Jennie (Hicks) Harwood.


Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern University, 1915. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Iowa Wesleyan College, 1962.


Junior executive with the Calumet Baking Powder Company, 1915-1917. Hart, Schaffner & Marx, 1917. Executive, 1919-1927.

Management engineer, Edwin G. Booz Surveys, 1928. Sales executive, Bauer and Black Division of The Kendall Company, 1929-1934, general manager, 1934-1944. Management consultant, member firm, Fry-Lawson & Company, Chicago, 1945-1946.

President George Fry & Associates, 1946-1955, vice chairman, since 1955. President board of trustees Chicago Wesley Memorial Hospital, since 1961.


Served to First lieutenant, Field Artillery, United States of America, 1917-1919. President Northwestern University. Club of Chicago, 1931-1933, Norhhwestern U. Alumni Association, 1933-1935.

Trustee Northwestern University, 1935-1939, 42-52, 60—, Chicago Wesley Memorial Hospital, since 1937, (board president, since 1961). Member Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Nu, Alpha Kappa Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma (honorary). Clubs: Chicago, Union League (president 1961-1962) (Chicago).


Raoul A. Harwood

Jennie (Hicks) Harwood