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Ray Howard Cooney

Ray Howard Cooney, American manufacturing executive. Decorated Purple Heart. President Florida Agricultural Research Institute, 1967-1968; board governors Lake Region Young Men's Christian Association Served to sergeant infantry Army of the United States, World World War World War II; Member of Cypress Gardens Rotary (president); Masons; Shriners.

Background

  • Cooney, Ray Howard was born on December 14, 1921 in Akron, Ohio, United States.

  • Education

    • British Aerospace., University Florida, 1943. Postgraduate, Georgetown University, 1946. Postgraduate, Syracuse University, 1974.

    Career

    • Assistant sales and advertising manager Adams Packaging Association, Auburdale, Florida, 1946-1948. Vice president Flag Sulphur & Chemical Company, Tampa, 1960-1963, president, 1963-1967. Sales manager Niagara Chemical division Food Machinery, 1967-1968.

      Marketing director Scotty's Inc., Winter Haven, Florida, 1968-1969, vice president, 1969-1973, president, chief executive officer, 1973-1985. Vice chairman, chief operating officer, since 1985. Director Christian Towers, Florida Guarantee & Trust Company, St. Petersburgh, Florida.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Christian Church

    Membership

    President Florida Agricultural Research Institute, 1967-1968. Board governors Lake Region Young Men's Christian Association Served to sergeant infantry Army of the United States, World World War World War II. Member of Cypress Gardens Rotary (president).

    Masons; Shriners.

    Connections

    • Son of Frederick B and Myrtle A. (Young) C. Married June H. Hawkins, June 13, 1947. Children: Pamela J., Cooney Trent, Robbie L. Cooney Johansson, Mark R.
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    Born December 14, 1921
    • 1943
      University Florida
    • 1946
      Georgetown University
    • 1974
      Syracuse University
    • 1946 - 1948
      Assistant, sales and advertising manager Adams Packaging Association
      Florida, United States
    • 1960 - 1963
      vice president, Flag Sulphur & Chemical Company
      Tampa, Florida, United States
    • 1967 - 1968
      sales manager, Niagara Chemical division Food Machinery
    • 1968 - 1969
      marketing director, Scotty's Incorporated
      Winter Haven, Florida, United States
    • 1985
      vice chairman
    • 1985
      chief operating officer
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