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Frederic Warren Conant Edit Profile

Airplane executive

Frederic Warren Conant, American Airplane executive.

Background

Conant, Frederic Warren was born on February 8, 1892 in Santa Barbara, California, United States. Son of Frank A. and Anna (Heath) Conant.

Education

C.E., Cornell Univercity, 1914.

Career

Civil engineer Union Sugar Company, 1914-1917. Engaged in building construction as individual contractor, 1921-1933. With Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc., since 1933, became vice president, 1940, senior vice president, 1945, vice Chairman of the Board, 1957. senior vice president manufacturing, from 1958.

Enlisted in Field Artillery, 1917. Served as Second lieutenant Infantry, later captain Engineering Corps, 1917-1921.

Membership

Clubs: St. Francis Yacht, Cruising of America, Los Angeles Yacht.

Connections

Married Dorothy Davis, June 29, 1918. Children: Peter, Michael Richard.

father:
Frank A. Conant

mother:
Anna (Heath) Conant

spouse:
Dorothy Davis

children:
Michael Richard Conant

Peter Conant