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 Fairleigh Stanton Dickinson, Sr

Fairleigh Stanton Dickinson, Sr

Birth
Core Creek, Carteret County, North Carolina, USA
Death 23 Jun 1948 (aged 81)
Rutherford, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Lyndhurst, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 6646242 · View Source
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Businessman. After being associated with the Saugerties Manufacturing Company, he together with Maxwell Becton founded the Fortune 500, a surgical manufacturing company in New York, in 1897. Moving to Rutherford, New Jersey, in the early 1900s, their company became one of the largest surgical instrument manufacturers in America. During World War I, Dickinson served as an officer in the U.S. Army Reserve working with the Army Medical corps on supplying surgical instruments. After the war, he was appointed a Colonel on the War Department's business council in 1926. He also was director of the American Surgical Trade Association for nineteen years and president of the Manufacturers Surgical Trade Association, (1919-44). In addition, he was chairman of the medical and surgical committees for the medical departments of both the Army and Navy, (1940-46). From 1927, until his death at age 81 he was president of the Rutherford National Bank.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 29 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6646242
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fairleigh Stanton Dickinson, Sr (22 Aug 1866–23 Jun 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6646242, citing Hillside Cemetery, Lyndhurst, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .