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John Carroll Cone

airline executive.

John Carroll Cone, American airline executive. Member American Legion, Institute Aeronaut. Sciences, National Aeronautic Association.

Background

Cone, John Carroll was born on July 4, 1893 in Snyder, Arkansas, United States. Son of Jesse H. and Anne (Edwards) Cone.

Education

Student Ouachita College, 1906-1910. Honorary Doctor of Laws, U. Arkansas, 1942.

Career

Engaged as automobile distributor, Arkansas, 1913-1917, 1919-1920. Assistant secretary State Arkansas, 1920-1921, state auditor, 1921-1925. Aircraft manufacturer 1925-1930.

Director aerospace, Arkansas 1930-1932. Assistant director Bureau Air Commerce, Washington, 1933-1936. Advisor to the United States on European aeronautics, 1936-1937.

Manager Atlantic div. Pan American Airways, 1937-1939, assistant vice president, Washington, from 1939. Vice chairman finance committee Democratic National Committee 1948.

Membership

Member American Legion, Institute Aeronaut. Sciences, National Aeronautic Association. Clubs: Wings, Sleepy Hollow Country (New York).

Connections

Married Virginia Cuniff, April. Children: Virginia Carol, John Caroll and William Randall.

father:
Jesse H. Cone

mother:
Anne (Edwards) Cone

spouse:
Virginia Cuniff

children:
Virginia Carol Cone

John Caroll and William Randall Cone