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Francis Shepard Cornell

Francis Shepard Cornell, American steel products company executive. Recipient Distinguished Service citation Marquette University, 1964. member executive fin.

Background

  • Cornell, Francis Shepard was born on July 13, 1899 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. Son of George Birdsall and Eleanor E. (Jackson) Cornell.

  • Education

    • Graduate Lehigh University, 1923. Doctor of Laws, Carrol College, 1954.

    Career

    • Assistant to president A.O. Smith Corporation, Milwaukee, 1945-1949, executive vice president, 1953-1964. General manager Kankakee Consumer Products Company (Illinois), 1949-1953. President Dow-Smith Corporation, Milwaukee, 1961-1965.

      Director Briggs Stratton, Milwaukee. Director, member executive finance committee Figgie International Inc. (formerly A.T.O., Inc.), Cleveland.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member executive fin.

    Connections

    • Married Lucile Fraser, July 27, 1943.
    • father: George Birdsall Cornell
    • mother: Eleanor E. (Jackson) Cornell
    • spouse: Lucile Fraser
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