Boulware, Lemuel R., 1895-

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Lemuel R. Boulware was a leading figure in industrial relations in America during the 1940s and 1950s. He served as sales manager of the Syracuse [Easy] Washing Machine Company, general manager of the Carrier Corporation, Operations Vice-Chief of the War Production Board during World War II, and finally vice-president of General Electric Company with responsibility for public and employee relations. While at General Electric he developed an approach to labor relations that came to be called "Boulwarism." He was also a noted author and lecturer. He died in 1990.

From the description of Lemuel R. Boulware papers, circa 1917-1990. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155902600

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creatorOf Boulware, Lemuel R., 1895-. Lemuel R. Boulware papers, circa 1917-1990. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Northrup, Herbert Roof, 1918-. Herbert R. Northup collection of Lemuel R. Boulware research materials, 1904-1990. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Fetter, Frank A. (Frank Albert), 1863-1949. Fetter mss., 1875-1988. Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Cole, David Lawrence, 1902-1977. Series 2, Subseries 1. Miscellaneous commissions and boards files, 1942-1976. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Boulware, Lemuel R., 1895-. Speeches / L.R. Boulware. Pepperdine University Libraries, Payson Library
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associatedWith Cole, David Lawrence, 1902-1977. person
associatedWith Fetter, Frank A. (Frank Albert), 1863-1949 person
associatedWith General Electric Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Northrup, Herbert Roof, 1918- person
associatedWith United States. War Production Board. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Industrial relations--20th century
World War, 1939-1945
Industrial relations


Birth 1895

Death 1990-11-07



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