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Chester Fox Hockley, American corporation executive. Member Newcomen Society England.

Background

Hockley, Chester Fox was born on May 22, 1882 in Watsontown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Alfred and Harriet (Fox) Hockley.

Education

Student Emporium (Pennsylvania) High school and Pennsylvania State College.

Career

With Snow Steam Pump Works, Buffalo, New York, 1900-1903, Lackawanna Steel Company, 1903-1906, Westinghouse Machine Company, 1906-1908, Bethlehem Steel Company, 1908-1918. With American Piston Ring Company, Newark, 1918-1919, president, 1919-1930. Vice president Bartlett Hayward Company, Baltimore, 1919-1930, president, 1930-1935.

Co-receiver The Davison Chemical Company, receiver Silica Gel Corporation, 1933-1935. President Davison Chemical Corporation, 1936-1947, Chairman of the Board, 1947-1952. Chairman advisory board Davison Chemical Company div.

W. R. Grace & Company, 1952-1956, chairman, since 1956. Chairman Davison Chemical Ltd. Director Maryland National Bank, Black & Decker Manufacturing Company, Baltimore Gas & Electric Company, Maryland.

Casualty Company, Maryland. Shipbuilding & Drydock Company, Mount Vernon Mills, Inc. (Baltimore).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles trade and agricultural publications.

Membership

Member Newcomen Society England. Clubs: Maryland, Elkridge.

Connections

Married Grace Eugenia Leete, December, 1906. Children: Roscoe Leete, Alice Harriet.

father:
Alfred Hockley

mother:
Harriet (Fox) Hockley

spouse:
Grace Eugenia Leete

children:
Roscoe Leete Hockley

Alice Harriet Hockley