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Edward Lane Shea, American corporation executive. member board of managers Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases, trustee Presbyterian Hospital, New York City.

Background

Shea, Edward Lane was born on November 4, 1892 in Nashua, New Hampshire, United States. Son of James Lane and Rose (Smith) Shea.

Education

Phillips Exeter Academy, 1913. C.E., Princeton, 1916.

Career

; children—Edwina Lane (Mistress William V. Brokaw), Peter Lane. Married second, Mary Mathilde Manly, March 24, 1950. Employe, Tidewater Oil Corporation, 1916-1917.

Aviator United States Naval Reserve Force, World War I. Returned to Tidewater Oil Corporation, 1919, assistant to president and director, 1924-1925, vice president in charge manufacturing, 1925-1927, vice president in charge sales, 1927-1931, executive vice president, 1931-1933, president, 1933-1936. Executive vice-president, director Tidewater Associate Oil Corporation, 1936-1939.

President, director North America Company, 1939-1947, Ethyl Corporation, 1947-1956, Chairman of the Board, 1956-1960, director Ethyl Corporation, since 1956. Director Pullman, Inc., American Viscose Corporation, Middle S. Utilities, Inc., Equitable Life Assurance Society United States, Union Electric Company Missouri Director John and Mary R. Markle Foundation. Member board of managers Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases, trustee Presbyterian Hospital, New York City.

Membership

Member board of managers Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases, trustee Presbyterian Hospital, New York City. Clubs: Pinnacle, Links, Racquet and Tennis, River, Cloud (New York City).

Connections

Married Olive Field, September 25, 1926 (deceased.; married second, Mary Mathilde Manly, March 24, 1950. Children: Edwina Lane (Mistress.

father:
James Lane Shea

mother:
Rose (Smith) Shea

spouse:
Olive Field

spouse:
Mary Mathilde Manly

child:
Edwina Lane (Mrs Shea