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Francis Owen Case

mining executive

Francis Owen Case, American mining executive. member Selective Service Board, Chicago, 1941-1942; Member American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemists, Inc., Anthracite Institute (director), Loyal Legion, American Legion, Alpha Chi Sigma.

Background

Case, Francis Owen was born on December 9, 1894 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States. Son of Frank Luther and Minnie Lee (Magee) Case.

Education

Student Cornell, Massachusetts Institute Technology, Northwestern University.

Career

1 son, Robert O. Chemical engineer Cornell, 1912-1916. With New Jersey Zinc Company, 1916-1917, 1919-1921, Depew, Illinois, 1922-1942. Manager Midwest district Anaconda Copper Mining Company, Chicago, 1921-1972.

General manager Basic Magnesium, Inc., Los Vegas, Nebraska, 1942-1945. Assistant to president Anaconda Copper Mining County, New York City, 1945-1948, vice-president, 1948. Vice-president, director Anaconda Wire & Cable Company 1947-1972.

President, director Anaconda Aluminum Company, 1952-1972. President Glen Alden Corporation, February 1953-1972. Director American Brass Company, Delaware Laackawanna Coal Company.

Appointed member lead pigment manufacturing industry, committee West Palm Beach, 1941. Member Selective Service Board, Chicago, 1941-1942. Consultant Defense Minerals Administration, Bureau Mines, Interior Department Washington.

Reserve military aviator United States Signal Corps., 1917-1919.

Works

  • Author technical articles in professional mags.

Membership

Member Selective Service Board, Chicago, 1941-1942. Member American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemists, Inc., Anthracite Institute (director), Loyal Legion, American Legion, Alpha Chi Sigma. Clubs: Cornell (Chicago, & New York), Metropolitan (Washington).

Connections

Married Winifred Alice Williams, November 12, 1925.

father:
Frank Luther Case

mother:
Minnie Lee (Magee) Case

spouse:
Winifred Alice Williams