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industrial engineer.

Cornellus James Abbott, industrial engineer. Member Zeta Psi.

Background

Abbott, Cornellus James was born on May 16, 1889 in Cleveland. Son of Alfred and Margaretha (Scheuer) Abbott.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Case School Applied Science, 1911.

Career

1 son, Robert Cornelius. Contrn. engineer, superintendent, 1911-1914. Plant engineer, sales engineer, special European representative, manager engineering Hydraulic Pressed Steel Company, Cleveland, 1914-1922.

Engineering consultant, 1922-1926. Resident engineer, assistant plant manager Pontiac div., Oakland Motor Car Company, 1926-1928. Industrial engineer Ford, Bacon & Davis, Inc., 1928-1930, from 1934, director from 1945, vice president, 1946-1953, senior vice president from 1953.

Managing director A.J. Brandt, Ltd., 1930-1934, director, vice president, 1932-1934. General manager, president Jacobs Aircraft Engine Company, 1940-1945, director, 1941-1945.

Membership

Member Zeta Psi.; Clubs: New York Athletic.

Connections

Married Marguerite Gorsline, July 26, 1919.

father:
Alfred Abbott

mother:
Margaretha (Scheuer) Abbott

spouse:
Marguerite Gorsline