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Edward Cornelius Poth

Edward Cornelius Poth, American construction company executive. Recipient Value Engineering award General Service Administration, Chicago, 1971.


  • Poth, Edward Cornelius was born on August 19, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John Henry and Cecelia Kathryn (Kuijer) Poth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Bradley University, 1951.


    • Project manager Paschen Contractors, Inc., Chicago, 1955-1965, vice president, 1965-1970, executive vice president, 1970-1980, president, 1980-1983, also board directors. Executive vice president Mellon Stuart Company, Pittsburgh, 1984-1985, president, 1986-1988. Vice chairman Case Group, J. H. Pomeroy & Company Inc., and Pomco, Inc., since 1988, also board directors.

      President, board directors Payment Card Industry Insurance Company, Chicago, 1978-1983. President Payment Card Industry Aviation Company, Chicago, 1978-1983. Treasurer, board directors Mid American Elevator Company, Chicago, 1976-1983.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Board directors District 89 School System, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, 1970-1976, Chicago Builders Association, 1978-1983. Member Economic Development Board, Glen Ellyn, since 1991. Served to sergeant C.E. United States Army, 1945-1947.

    Member of Medinah Golf, Mid American, Ground Hog Club (v.p), Beavers (Chicago). Duquesne (Pittsburgh).



    Tennis, golf, skiing, fishing, hunting.


    • Married Eve Elsie Kaisto, June 25, 1953. Children: Susan, Sharon, Cathy.
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    Born August 19, 1927
    • 1951
      Bradley University
    • 1955 - 1965
      Project manager, Paschen Contractors
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1984 - 1985
      executive, vice president Mellon Stuart Company
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1988
      vice chairman, Case Group
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