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Francis Owen Case

Francis Owen Case, American mining executive. member Selective Service Board, Chicago, 1941-1942; Member American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemists, Inc., Anthracite Institute (director), Loyal Legion, American Legion, Alpha Chi Sigma.

Background

  • Case, Francis Owen was born on December 9, 1894 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States. Son of Frank Luther and Minnie Lee (Magee) Case.

  • Education

    • Student Cornell, Massachusetts Institute Technology, Northwestern University.

    Career

    • 1 son, Robert O. Chemical engineer Cornell, 1912-1916. With New Jersey Zinc Company, 1916-1917, 1919-1921, Depew, Illinois, 1922-1942. Manager Midwest district Anaconda Copper Mining Company, Chicago, 1921-1972.

      General manager Basic Magnesium, Inc., Los Vegas, Nebraska, 1942-1945. Assistant to president Anaconda Copper Mining County, New York City, 1945-1948, vice-president, 1948. Vice-president, director Anaconda Wire & Cable Company 1947-1972.

      President, director Anaconda Aluminum Company, 1952-1972. President Glen Alden Corporation, February 1953-1972. Director American Brass Company, Delaware Laackawanna Coal Company.

      Appointed member lead pigment manufacturing industry, committee West Palm Beach, 1941. Member Selective Service Board, Chicago, 1941-1942. Consultant Defense Minerals Administration, Bureau Mines, Interior Department Washington.

      Reserve military aviator United States Signal Corps., 1917-1919.

    Works

    • Author technical articles in professional mags.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member Selective Service Board, Chicago, 1941-1942. Member American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemists, Inc., Anthracite Institute (director), Loyal Legion, American Legion, Alpha Chi Sigma. Clubs: Cornell (Chicago, & New York), Metropolitan (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Winifred Alice Williams, November 12, 1925.
    • father: Frank Luther Case
    • mother: Minnie Lee (Magee) Case
    • spouse: Winifred Alice Williams
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    Died February, 1972
    (aged 77)
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