HAMILTON'S FIRST BOARD OF DIRECTORS

HAMILTON'S FIRST BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Postby koimaster » April 7th 2017, 9:12am

ON OCTOBER 18, 1892 seventeen original subscribers to a revived watch industry or- ganized with J.W. B. Bausman as acting president. Five men who were elected to serve one year as directors met on November 11, 1892 and named the enterprise Hamilton Watch Company. With the other original subscribers, they filed articles of incorporation with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on November 18, 1892. Governor Robert E, Pattison issued letters of patent and enrolled the new corporation in the Book of State Charters on December 14, 1892,.

Hamilton Presidents

J. W. B. Bausman.....1892 (Acting)
Charles D. Rood.......1892-1896
George M, Franklin...1896-1899
Peter T. Watt............1899-1900
Charles D, Rood.......1900-1910
Charles P, Miller.......1910-1931
Frank C. Beckwith....1931-1939
Calvin M. Kendig......1939-1948
Rudolph M. Kant......1948-1951
Charles C. Smith.......1951-1952
George P. Luckey.....1952-1954
Arthur B. Sinkler.......1954-1967
Richard J. Blakinger..1967
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1946-2006

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With the lilt of Irish laughter

Every day and in every way

Now forever and ever after."
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