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Frank William Considine Edit Profile

container corporation executive

Frank William Considine, American container corporation executive. Named to Chicago Business Hall of Fame, 1985.

Background

Considine, Frank William was born on August 15, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Frank Joseph and Minnie (Regan) Considine.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Loyola University, Chicago, 1943. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Loyola University, Chicago, 1986. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Northwestern University, 1987.

Career

Partner, F. J. Hogan Agency, Chicago, 1945-1947;assistant to president, Graham Glass Company, Chicago, 1947-1951;owner, F.W. Considine Company, Chicago, 1951-1955;vice president, Metro Glass division Kraftco, Chicago, 1955-1960;vice-president, director, National Can Corporation (now American National Canada Company), Chicago, 1961-1967;executive vice president, National Can Corporation (now American National Canada Company), Chicago, 1967-1969;president, National Can Corporation (now American National Canada Company), Chicago, 1969-1988;Chief Executive Officer, National Can Corporation (now American National Canada Company), Chicago, 1973-1988;chairman, National Can Corporation (now American National Canada Company), Chicago, 1983-1990;honorary chairman of the executive committee, National Can Corporation (now American National Canada Company), Chicago, since 1990;vice chairman, Triangle Industries, Inc. (former parent corporation), New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1985-1988. Board directors Pechiney International, S.A., Encyclopedia Brittanica, First Chicago Corporation, First National Bank Chicago, Helene Curtis Industries, Inc., Schwitzer, Inc., Scotsman Industries, Maytag Corporation, International Minerals and Chemical Corporation Fertilizer Group Inc.

Member of the Board of Governors Midwest Stock Exch., Chicago.

Membership

Trustee, Executive Committee Museum Science and Industry, Chicago. Board directors Lyric Opera Chicago. Chairman of the board of trustees Field Museum Natural History, Chicago, Loyola University, Chicago Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.

Member Economics Club Chicago, Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce (1st annual Daniel H. Burnham award 1992), Commercial Club, Mid-American Club, Glen View Golf Club, Old Elm Club. M C.

Connections

Married Nancy Scott, April 3, 1948.

father:
Frank Joseph Considine

mother:
Minnie (Regan) Considine

spouse:
Nancy Scott