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John Coates Houston,, American consultant.


Houston,, John Coates was born on January 17, 1909 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of John Coates and Elizabeth (Sullivan) Houston.


Student, Phillips Andover Academy, 1923-1927;student, Yale, 1927-1929.


With, Federal Water Service Corporation (and subsidiary companies), Rochester, New YorkWith, Federal Water Service Corporation (and subsidiary companies), Chester, Pennsylvania, 1930-1931;With, Federal Water Service Corporation (and subsidiary companies), Buffalo, 1931-1937;treasurer, R.P. Adams Company, Inc., Buffalo, 1937-1942;director, Program Controls Bureau, War Production Board, Washington, 1942-1945;committee of, Civilian Production Administration, Washington, 1946-1947;chairman national production urgency committee, World World War IImember commission on plans and policies of reconversion period. Vice president, Stacom Industries, Inc., Long Island, New York, 1948-1950;staff assistant to president, The White House, Washington, 1950-1951;executive vice chairman, Munitions Board, 1952-1953;adviser on military procurement, Hoover Commision on Federal Government Organisation, 1954-1955;industrial consultant, 1955-1960;president, Frederick electronics corporation, Maryland., 1960-1971;consultant, Federal Emergency Management Agency and Department Defense, since 1984.


Married Elizabeth Ellis, February 25, 1929.

John Coates Houston,

Elizabeth (Sullivan) Houston,

Elizabeth Ellis