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John Edward Kenny

John Edward Kenny, business executive, engineer. Decorated knight of Holy Sepulchre. Registered profile engineer, Illinois, New York, Florida. Served in SATC, 1918.; Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Petroleum Institute, American Institute Chemical Engineers, Newcomen Society, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Psi.

Background

  • Kenny, John Edward was born on April 27, 1900 in Havre De Grace, Maryland, United States. Son of Daniel Cyril and Catherine (Brown) Kenny.

  • Education

    • Student of University Notre Dame, 1917-1919. Bachelor of Science, Carnegie Institute Technology, 1922.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Katherine. Engineering, sales work Foster Wheeler Corporation, Chicago, 1945-1958, executive vice-president, director, 1958-1959, president, chief Executive officer, 1960-1965, Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, 1965-1968, Chairman of the Board, 1968-1971. Director Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Foster Wheeler Corporation, Manhattan Refrigerating Company, Peoples Bank of W. Pennsylvania, New Castle, Oxy-Dry Sprayer Corporation, Chicago, Electrographic Corporation.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Served in SATC, 1918. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Petroleum Institute, American Institute Chemical Engineers, Newcomen Society, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Psi. Clubs: University, Canadian, Economic (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Caroline Green, June 16, 1926.
    • father: Daniel Cyril Kenny
    • mother: Catherine (Brown) Kenny
    • spouse: Caroline Green
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    Died December 29, 1974
    (aged 74)
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