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Stewart Shaw Cort

Stewart Shaw Cort, American steel company executive. Decorated grand commander Order African Redemption (Liberia).

Background

  • Cort, Stewart Shaw was born on May 9, 1911 in Duquesne, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Stewart Joseph and Carolyn Myrtilla (Schreiner) Cort.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1934. Master of Business Administration, Harvard, 1936. Doctor of Laws, Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1967, Lehigh University, 1969.

    Career

    • With Bethlehem Steel Corporation, from 1937, assistant general manager sales, 1960-1961. Vice president, Pacific Coast div., 1961-1963, president, director, 1963-1971, Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, from 1971. Director Continental Illinois National Bank & Trust Company of Chicago, Industrias Penoles, S.A., Conill Corporation.

    Membership

    Member American Iron and Steel Institute (honorary vice president, recipient Gary medal 1975), American Institute Steel Construction Steel Service Center, Institute, Advertising Council (industries advising committee), Chamber of Commerce United States (nat. task force on economics growth and opportunity), International Industrial Conference (United States Council), Newcomen Society, Pennsylvania Society. Club: Economic (New York.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Fiske Brumilier, April.
    • father: Stewart Joseph Cort
    • mother: Carolyn Myrtilla (Schreiner) Cort
    • spouse: Elizabeth Fiske Brumilier
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    Died March, 1980
    (aged 68)
    Nationality

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