Mr. Jewett had a long career in the forest products industry as a director of the Potlatch Corp. He retired as vice chairman of the board in 1999. He was also renowned in sailing circles for chairing five America's Cup syndicates for three yacht clubs from 1973 through 2000.
He attended Andover Academy, Dartmouth and Harvard Business School.
The house is now owned by his family.
George F. Jewett Family