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Donald Deans Conn

transportation executive.

Donald Deans Conn, American transportation executive. Member American Association Freight Traffic Officers.

Background

Conn, Donald Deans was born on May 24, 1894 in Woburn, Massachusetts, United States. Son of George Chester and Harriet (Deans) Connecticut.

Education

C.E., University of Michigan, married Louise Trask, June 2, 1917.

Career

In traffic department Pere Marquette Railway. Later traffic manager Shevlin, Carpenter & Clarke Company, Minneapolis. Chief of transportation div.

Joint Commission United States Congress, 1921-1922. Chairman Northwest Governors’ Coal Commission (coal strike), 1923. Assistant federal fuel administrator, June-October 1923.

Manager car service div. American Railway Association, Washington, District of Columbia, 1923-1927. Managing director California Vineyardists Association, and Associated California Fruit Industries, 1927-1934.

Executive vice president, Transportation Association of America, 1934-1954.

Membership

Member American Association Freight Traffic Officers. Clubs: Union League (Chicago).

Connections

Children: Louis, George.

father:
George Chester Conn

mother:
Harriet (Deans) Conn

children:
Louis Conn

George Conn