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Cornellus James Abbott

Cornellus James Abbott, industrial engineer. Member Zeta Psi.


  • Abbott, Cornellus James was born on May 16, 1889 in Cleveland. Son of Alfred and Margaretha (Scheuer) Abbott.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Case School Applied Science, 1911.


    • 1 son, Robert Cornelius. Contrn. engineer, superintendent, 1911-1914. Plant engineer, sales engineer, special European representative, manager engineering Hydraulic Pressed Steel Company, Cleveland, 1914-1922.

      Engineering consultant, 1922-1926. Resident engineer, assistant plant manager Pontiac div., Oakland Motor Car Company, 1926-1928. Industrial engineer Ford, Bacon & Davis, Inc., 1928-1930, from 1934, director from 1945, vice president, 1946-1953, senior vice president from 1953.

      Managing director A.J. Brandt, Ltd., 1930-1934, director, vice president, 1932-1934. General manager, president Jacobs Aircraft Engine Company, 1940-1945, director, 1941-1945.


    Member Zeta Psi.; Clubs: New York Athletic.


    • Married Marguerite Gorsline, July 26, 1919.
    • father: Alfred Abbott
    • mother: Margaretha (Scheuer) Abbott
    • spouse: Marguerite Gorsline
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    Born March 16, 1889