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Employes Honor Swartchild Family

From The American Horologist magazine, March 1941

Employes Honor Swartchild Family

Honoring the firm's 70th anniversary year, employes of Swartchild & Co., large Chicago supply house recently entertained members of the Swartchild family at a surprise luncheon at Hotel Sherman. Present were 3 sons of the late Samuel Swartchild, founder of the firm - J. G., W. G., and E. G., and 3 grandsons W. G. Jr., James and Robert K. All 6 are active in the company.

Pres. J. G. Swartchild was presented with a beautiful bronze plaque bearing·his likeness and inscribed:

"In commemoration of the company's 70th anniversary and as a gesture of admiration and respect for those who maintain the Swartchild Tradition. Presented by the Employes."

Almost 150 employes of the Chicago office were present and letters and telegrams were received from Swartchild branch offices at New York, Boston, Dallas, Atlanta and Buffalo.

After a turkey luncheon an all-employe entertainment program was presented. 


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