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John Carroll Cone

John Carroll Cone, American airline executive. Member American Legion, Institute Aeronaut. Sciences, National Aeronautic Association.

Background

  • Cone, John Carroll was born on July 4, 1893 in Snyder, Arkansas, United States. Son of Jesse H. and Anne (Edwards) Cone.

  • Education

    • Student Ouachita College, 1906-1910. Honorary Doctor of Laws, U. Arkansas, 1942.

    Career

    • Engaged as automobile distributor, Arkansas, 1913-1917, 1919-1920. Assistant secretary State Arkansas, 1920-1921, state auditor, 1921-1925. Aircraft manufacturer 1925-1930.

      Director aerospace, Arkansas 1930-1932. Assistant director Bureau Air Commerce, Washington, 1933-1936. Advisor to the United States on European aeronautics, 1936-1937.

      Manager Atlantic div. Pan American Airways, 1937-1939, assistant vice president, Washington, from 1939. Vice chairman finance committee Democratic National Committee 1948.

    Membership

    Member American Legion, Institute Aeronaut. Sciences, National Aeronautic Association. Clubs: Wings, Sleepy Hollow Country (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Cuniff, April. Children: Virginia Carol, John Caroll and William Randall.
    • father: Jesse H. Cone
    • mother: Anne (Edwards) Cone
    • spouse: Virginia Cuniff
    • children: Virginia Carol Cone
    • John Caroll and William Randall Cone
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    Born July 4, 1893
    Died August 11, 1976
    (aged 83)
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