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Building products company executive

Douglas Eugene Cochran, American building products company executive. Certified Public Accountants, West Virginia.


Cochran, Douglas Eugene was born on April 3, 1932 in Winchester, Virginia, United States. Son of John Clayton and Clarice S. (Seltz) Cochran.


Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Bachelor of Science cum laude, Strayer College, Washington, 1952.


Office manager, management trainee, Winchester Knitting Mills, 1954-1956;with, McDonough Company, Parkersburg, West Virginia, since 1956;controller, McDonough Company, 1966-1971;treasurer, McDonough Company, 1969-1974;vice president, McDonough Company, 1974-1981;president, chief Executive officer, McDonough Company, since 1981;also director, McDonough Companychairman, Ames. Company subsidiary Hanson Trust, The Property Letting Centre, 1982-1984;president and group chairman, Hanson Building Products Group, 1984-1991;chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Ames Company, 1991-1995;consultant, Ames and United States Industries, since 1995.


  • Certified Public Accountants, West Virginia.


Board of directors local United Fund, American Red Cross. Director Economics Roundtable of Ohio Valley, since 1980, president, since 1989. Director West Virginia Education Fund, since 1985, vice president, 1986-1988, president, 1990-1991.

Trustee, past president Henry Logan Children's Home, Parkersburg. President, trustee Wood County Public Library., since 1979, president, 1981-1985;member of advisory county department economics, management & accounting Marietta (Ohio) College. Trustee Young Women’s Christian Association Trust Fund Board, since 1984.

Member West Virginia Roundtable, since 1984, Parkersburg-Wood County Development Authority, since 1988. Member American Institute Certified Public Accountants, West Virginia Society Certified Public Accountants.


Married Brownell C. Cochran. 1 son, Brian Scott.

John Clayton Cochran

Clarice S. (Seltz) Cochran

Brownell C. Cochran