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Donald Deans Conn

Donald Deans Conn, American transportation executive. Member American Association Freight Traffic Officers.


  • Conn, Donald Deans was born on May 24, 1894 in Woburn, Massachusetts, United States. Son of George Chester and Harriet (Deans) Connecticut.

  • Education

    • C.E., University of Michigan, married Louise Trask, June 2, 1917.


    • In traffic department Pere Marquette Railway. Later traffic manager Shevlin, Carpenter & Clarke Company, Minneapolis. Chief of transportation div.

      Joint Commission United States Congress, 1921-1922. Chairman Northwest Governors’ Coal Commission (coal strike), 1923. Assistant federal fuel administrator, June-October 1923.

      Manager car service div. American Railway Association, Washington, District of Columbia, 1923-1927. Managing director California Vineyardists Association, and Associated California Fruit Industries, 1927-1934.

      Executive vice president, Transportation Association of America, 1934-1954.


    Member American Association Freight Traffic Officers. Clubs: Union League (Chicago).


    • Children: Louis, George.
    • father: George Chester Conn
    • mother: Harriet (Deans) Conn
    • children: Louis Conn
    • George Conn
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    Died August 13, 1954
    (aged 60)