Charles James Stilwell, 1910
B.S., Denison University
Warner and Swasey Company
Citation awarded on Saturday, June 4, 1949
Charles Stilwell has been president of Warner and Swasey Company, Cleveland, since 1939. His entire business career has been with the company, beginning in 1910 as a machine apprentice. He is a past president of the Cleveland Chamber of Commerce and of the National Machine Tool Builders Association. He is a chairman of the board of trustees of Fenn College and of the Machine Tool Industry Advisory Task Committee of the Munitions and Resources Boards at Washington. He is a director of other companies and a member of the boards of Case Institute of Applied Science, Associated Industries of Cleveland, National Industries Conference Board, Inc., and Cleveland Ordnance District Advisory Board. He is a leader in the modernization of the textile industry.