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Philip Langdon Corson

Philip Langdon Corson, industrial executive. Named Philadelphia amateur golf Champion, 1925-1929.


  • Corson, Philip Langdon was born on October 31, 1898 in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Walter Harris and Katherine I. (Langdon) Corson.

  • Education

    • Student, Haverford College, 1919. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Ursinus College, 1959.


    • Lime manufacturer G. & W.H. Corson Inc., Plymouth Meeting, from 1919, plant manager, 1923-1928, vice president, member board, 1928-1939, president, 1933-1953, chairman, from 1953. Director Baldwin-Ehret Hill Company, Hughes-Foulkrod Company, S.D.M.&R. Associates, Taylor Corporation, Williams & Marcus Company, Franklin Printing Company, Foote Mineral Company.

    Major achievements

    • Named Philadelphia amateur golf Champion, 1925-1929.


    President Tri-County Mental Health Clinics, Inc., Norristown, Pennsylvania, 1949-1957. Member board Norristown State Hospital, 1942-1946, president board 1946-1956. Board trustees Germantown Academy.

    Trustee, member executive committee Ursinus College Served as private United States Army, 1918. Member Merion Cricket, Sunnybrook Golf, Mid-Ocean Club, Racquet Club, Pinehurst Country Club, Plymouth Country Club.


    • Married Helen Thomas Payson, January 30, 1930.
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    • 1919
      Haverford College
    • 1959
      Ursinus College
    • 1923 - 1928
      Lime manufacturer G. & W.H. Corson Incorporated
      Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, United States