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engineer , business executive

Harry David Hancock, engineer, business executive. Recipient Distinguished Service award by American Gas Association, 1947. Member American Gas Association (past chairman).


Hancock, Harry David was born on April 22, 1890 in Higginsville, Missouri, United States. Son of David Henry and Betty Shelby (Moran) Hancock.


Bachelor of Science, University of Missouri, 1912.


Junior engineer, Denver Gas & Electric Light Company, 1912. Engineer City Light and Water Company, Amarillo, Texas, 1913, Lincoln (Nebraska) Gas & Electric Light Company, 1914. General superintendent Bristol (Tennessee-Virginia) Gas & Electric Light Company and Watauga Power Company, 1915.

Superintendent gas and ice departments City Light & Traction Company, Sedalia, Missouri, 1916. Gas efficiency engineer Henry L. Doherty & County, New York City, 1917-1919. Superintendent gas distribution department Empire Gas & Fuel Company, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 1920-1924.

Chief engineer The Gas Service Company, Kansas City, Missoury, 1925-1926. Chief engineer or associate manager natural gas and natural gasolene division, Henry L. Doherty & Company, Cities Service County, New York City, 1927-1937. President and director Gas Advisers, Inc., 1938-1954, Cities Service Gas Company, 1956-1958.

President, director Cities Service Gas Producing Company, 1956-1958.


Member American Gas Association (past chairman).


Married Margaret Shewan Robertson, July 20, 1959.

David Henry Hancock

Betty Shelby (Moran) Hancock

Margaret Shewan Robertson