Treasurer of the Springfield Tool Company, he is one of the younger generation of able business executives in the manufacturing center of New England. He was born May 7, 1892, the son of John Stevenson, Jr., a native of Glasgow, Scotland; and of Elizabeth (Carter) Stevenson, born in Virginia.
Mr. Stevenson’s birthplace was Sharon, Pennsylvania, where he attended the public schools and a private school. This was followed by the preparatory course at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. He entered Yale University and was graduated in 1913 with the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. He engaged in the business he has followed, in 1916, the Springfield Tool Company, having as its president Hugh C. Crawford. It manufactures all carpenters’ tools and tools for special machine work and also for general machine work. Mr. Stevenson served in the army in the World War with distinction and was honorably discharged at the termination of hostilities. He is a member of the Colony Club, the Springfield Chamber of Commerce, and the National Metal Trades Association. In politics he is a Republican.