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Emmett Francis Connely

Emmett Francis Connely, American investment banker. Served as captain 10th Field Artillery, 3d Division, United States Army, 1918-1919; Member Advisory board U. Detroit; member Executive Committee Committee for United Europe.; Member of the Investment Bankers Association American (governor 1936-1939, president 1939-1941), Sigma Phi.

Background

  • Connely, Emmett Francis was born on June 13, 1891 in Adrian, Michigan, United States. Son of Michael Joseph and Kathryn Louise (Hurley) Connely.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1915.

    Career

    • Clerk Montgomery Ward Company, Chicago, 1915. Production department, Hudson Motor Car Company, 1916-1917, 1919-1920. Salesman and sales manager Detroit Trust Company, 1920-1927.

      Vice president, 1927-1930. Vice president First Detroit Company, 1930-1931, president, 1931-1933. President First of Michigan Corporation, 1933-1943, Chairman of the Board, 1943-1949.

      Director American Seal-Kap Corporation, Chicago Railway Equipment Supply Corporation, Briggs Manufacturing Company, National Rubber Machinery Company Abingdon Potteries. Chairman Detroit American Red Cross 1946-1947. Director Junior Achievement, Inc.

      (member Executive Committee).

    Works

    • Author Let Business Roll Its Own, 1940.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Served as captain 10th Field Artillery, 3d Division, United States Army, 1918-1919. Member Advisory board U. Detroit. Member Executive Committee Committee for United Europe.

    Member of the Investment Bankers Association American (governor 1936-1939, president 1939-1941), Sigma Phi. Clubs: Detroit, Country of Detroit.

    Connections

    • Married Harriet Louise Cullom, October 29, 1919. Children: Richard Day, Cullom, Molly.
    • father: Michael Joseph Connely
    • mother: Kathryn Louise (Hurley) Connely
    • spouse: Harriet Louise Cullom
    • children: Richard Day Connely
    • Cullom Connely
    • Molly Connely
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    Born June 13, 1891
    Died February 2, 1960
    (aged 68)
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