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Emmett Francis Connely

investment banker

Emmett Francis Connely, American investment banker. Served as captain 10th Field Artillery, 3d Division, United States Army, 1918-1919; Member Advisory board U. Detroit; member Executive Committee Committee for United Europe.; Member of the Investment Bankers Association American (governor 1936-1939, president 1939-1941), Sigma Phi.

Background

Connely, Emmett Francis was born on June 13, 1891 in Adrian, Michigan, United States. Son of Michael Joseph and Kathryn Louise (Hurley) Connely.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1915.

Career

Clerk Montgomery Ward Company, Chicago, 1915. Production department, Hudson Motor Car Company, 1916-1917, 1919-1920. Salesman and sales manager Detroit Trust Company, 1920-1927.

Vice president, 1927-1930. Vice president First Detroit Company, 1930-1931, president, 1931-1933. President First of Michigan Corporation, 1933-1943, Chairman of the Board, 1943-1949.

Director American Seal-Kap Corporation, Chicago Railway Equipment Supply Corporation, Briggs Manufacturing Company, National Rubber Machinery Company Abingdon Potteries. Chairman Detroit American Red Cross 1946-1947. Director Junior Achievement, Inc.

(member Executive Committee).

Works

  • Author Let Business Roll Its Own, 1940.

Membership

Served as captain 10th Field Artillery, 3d Division, United States Army, 1918-1919. Member Advisory board U. Detroit. Member Executive Committee Committee for United Europe.

Member of the Investment Bankers Association American (governor 1936-1939, president 1939-1941), Sigma Phi. Clubs: Detroit, Country of Detroit.

Connections

Married Harriet Louise Cullom, October 29, 1919. Children: Richard Day, Cullom, Molly.

father:
Michael Joseph Connely

mother:
Kathryn Louise (Hurley) Connely

spouse:
Harriet Louise Cullom

children:
Richard Day Connely

Cullom Connely

Molly Connely