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Frederic Warren Conant

Frederic Warren Conant, American Airplane executive.

Background

  • Conant, Frederic Warren was born on February 8, 1892 in Santa Barbara, California, United States. Son of Frank A. and Anna (Heath) Conant.

  • Education

    • C.E., Cornell Univercity, 1914.

    Career

    • Civil engineer Union Sugar Company, 1914-1917. Engaged in building construction as individual contractor, 1921-1933. With Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc., since 1933, became vice president, 1940, senior vice president, 1945, vice Chairman of the Board, 1957. senior vice president manufacturing, from 1958.

      Enlisted in Field Artillery, 1917. Served as Second lieutenant Infantry, later captain Engineering Corps, 1917-1921.

    Membership

    Clubs: St. Francis Yacht, Cruising of America, Los Angeles Yacht.

    Connections

    • Married Dorothy Davis, June 29, 1918. Children: Peter, Michael Richard.
    • father: Frank A. Conant
    • mother: Anna (Heath) Conant
    • spouse: Dorothy Davis
    • children: Peter Conant
    • Michael Richard Conant
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    Died April 24, 1974
    (aged 82)
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