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Seth E. Thomas, Jr.

Seth Thomas Clock Company

1919 - 1931

Fabricated Goods

1910 b. 1876
UndergraduateYale University
Born-Died1876 - 1932
BirthplaceNew York (NY)
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1910

Having joined the company immediately after college, Thomas was responsible for the largest wave of expansion in the history of his great-grandfather’s firm. In addition to introducing a line of electric clocks in 1927, Thomas also raised production of its traditional watches to two million per year. Under his leadership, the company’s capital increased from $600,000 to $1 million.