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Charles Douglas Cronenworth

Charles Douglas Cronenworth, American manufacturing executive. Registered professional engineer, Michigan. Recipient Silver medal Michigan Technology University, 1976.


  • Cronenworth, Charles Douglas was born on August 7, 1921 in Mohawk, Michigan, United States. Son of Jacob and Margaret (Therien) Cronenworth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technology University, 1944.


    • Design engineer Chrysler Corporation, Detroit, 1946-1947. Project engineer General Foods, St. Clair, Michigan, 1947-1950. Plant manager Diamond Crystal Salt Company, 1950-1968, general manager production, 1968-1975, president, chief executive officer, 1975-1985, vice chairman, 1985-1986.

      Founder, president Mohawk Plastics, Marine City, since 1987. Board directors Commercial & Savings Bank, St. Clair, Maritek Corporation, Corpus Christi, Texas, Worldwide Protein Bahamas, Nassau, Diamond Crystal Salt, St. Clair, Seaway Finance Corporation, St. Clair. Chairman board directors Charles Corporation, Marine City, Michigan.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional engineer, Michigan.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member chairman Michigan Mineral Well Advisory, Lansing, Michigan, 1970-1978. Mayor City of St. Clair, 1962-1963, councilman, 1955-1958. Member Michigan Society Professional Engineers (alternate director 1958-1962), National Society Professional Engineers, National Association Manufacturers (director 1980-1986) Lodges: Rotary International (St. Clair president 1979-1980, St. Clair director 1976-1982).


    • Married Lorraine Evelyn DeBruyne, May 18, 1946. Children: Carol, Linda, Mary, Charles.
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    Born August 7, 1921
    • 1944
      Michigan Technology University
    • 1946 - 1947
      Design engineer, Chrysler Corporation
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1947 - 1950
      project engineer, General Foods
      Michigan, United States
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