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Francis Shepard Cornell

steel products company executive

Francis Shepard Cornell, American steel products company executive. Recipient Distinguished Service citation Marquette University, 1964. member executive fin.

Background

Cornell, Francis Shepard was born on July 13, 1899 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. Son of George Birdsall and Eleanor E. (Jackson) Cornell.

Education

Graduate Lehigh University, 1923. Doctor of Laws, Carrol College, 1954.

Career

Assistant to president A.O. Smith Corporation, Milwaukee, 1945-1949, executive vice president, 1953-1964. General manager Kankakee Consumer Products Company (Illinois), 1949-1953. President Dow-Smith Corporation, Milwaukee, 1961-1965.

Director Briggs Stratton, Milwaukee. Director, member executive finance committee Figgie International Inc. (formerly A.T.O., Inc.), Cleveland.

Membership

Member executive fin.

Connections

Married Lucile Fraser, July 27, 1943.

father:
George Birdsall Cornell

mother:
Eleanor E. (Jackson) Cornell

spouse:
Lucile Fraser