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Alanson Bigelow Houghton

He was a famous politician.

Background

  • Alanson B. Houghton was born on October 10, 1863 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. His father, Amory Houghton Jr, would be named president of Corning Glass Works, the company founded by his grandfather, Amory Houghton Sr, in 1851. In 1868, his family moved to Corning, New York. He attended the Corning Free Academy in Corning and St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire. Houghton graduated from Harvard University in 1886 and then pursued postgraduate courses in Europe. He attended graduate school in G

  • Education

    • Doctor of Laws in 1927 After Harvard, Alanson attended postgraduate courses in Europe. He attended graduate school in G

    Career

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    Politics

    a member of the Republican Party

    Connections

    Alanson Bigelow Houghton
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    Born January 10, 1863
    Died September 16, 1941
    (aged 77)
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    • 1886 - 1886
      Harvard
    • 1889 - 1889
      manufacturer, Corning Glass Works
      Corning
    • 1903 - 1910
      2nd Vice President, Corning Glass Works
      Corning
    • 1910 - 1918
      the company’s president, Corning Glass Works
      Corning
    • 1919 - 1923
      representative of New York’s 37th Congressional District, the Sixty-sixth Congress, Sixty-seventh Congress
    • April 6, 1919 - April 27, 1925
      United States Ambassador to Great Britain
    • 1922 - 1925
      United States Ambassador to Germany
    • 1928 - 1928
      Republican candidate, United States senate from New York
    • 1941 - September 16, 1941
      Chairman, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University
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