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insurance and engineering company executive

Thomas Skipwith Lewis, American insurance and engineering company executive. Registered professional engineer, Connecticut, Massachusetts. Named Young Engineer of Year, Connecticut Society Professional Engineers, 1972.

Background

Lewis, Thomas Skipwith was born on November 21, 1936 in Bluefield, West Virginia, United States. Son of Thomas Sidney and Frances Glendora (Pasley) Lewis.

Education

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1958. Master of Electrical Engineering, University Virginia, 1964. Doctor of Science, University Virginia, 1967.

Career

Microwave engineer Air American division Westinghouse, Baltimore, 1959-1962. Institute electrical engineering University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1962-1967. Senior research engineer United Aircraft Research Laboratories, East Hartford, Connecticut, 1967-1970.

Associate professor University Hartford, West Hartford, 1970-1971, dean engineering, 1971-1981. Assistant vice president Hartford (Connecticut) Steam Boiler Inspection & Insurance Company, 1981-1983, vice president, 1983-1985, senior vice president, since 1985. Board directors Materials Property Council, New York City.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Connecticut, Massachusetts.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

Trustee David Chase Foundation, Hartford, 1985-1987. Served to Second lieutenant United States Army, 1960-1961. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), American Society Engineering Education, National Society Professional Engineers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cooking, tropical fish.

Connections

Married Jane Elizabeth Townsend, August 4, 1962. Children: Kathleen Townsend, Glenn Skipwith.

father:
Thomas Sidney Lewis

mother:
Frances Glendora (Pasley) Lewis

spouse:
Jane Elizabeth Townsend

child:
Glenn Skipwith Lewis

child:
Kathleen Townsend Lewis