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Lawyer , utilities executive

John E. Corette, American lawyer, utilities executive. Bar: Montana 1929, Virginia 1929. Member Edison Electric Institute (president 1958-1959), National Association Electric Companies, National Association of Manufacturers (director 1966-1973), Business Council, United States, Polson (Montana) chambers commerce, American, Montana Clubs: Rotary (president 1938-1939), Country (Butte); Desert Island Country (Rancho Mirage, California).

Background

Corette, John E. was born on April 20, 1908 in Butte, Montana, United States. Son of John E. and Mary Taaffe (Driscoll) Corette.

Education

Student, University Montana, 1926. Juris Doctor, University Virginia, 1930. Doctor of Laws (honorary), College Great Falls, 1958.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Carroll College, Helena, Montana, 1970. Doctor of Laws (honorary), U Montana Institute of Technology, 1983.

Career

Practiced law, Missoula, 1930-1934. Partner Corette, Smith & Dean, Butte, 1934-1979. Counsel Montana Power Company, 1934-1944, vice president, assistant general manager, 1944-1952, president, chief executive officer, 1952-1967, chairman, chief executive officer, 1967-1973, chairman board, 1973-1978, chairman emeritus, from 1978, director, 1948-1980.

United States delegate, committee electric power United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, 1957, 58. Director United States national committee World Energy Conference, 1971-1974. Member energy finance advisory committee Federal Energy Administration, 1971-1976.

Member executive advisory committee National Power Survey, 1974-1977, Federal Power Commission. Trustee Freedoms Foundation Valley Forge, 1966-1973, Thomas Alva Edison Foundation, 1969-1973. Member Stanford Research Institute Council, board directors, 1961-1978.

Board directors National Industrial Conference, 1964-1972. Member president's council Carroll College, 1964-1975, trustee, 1975-1985, emeritus, since 1985. Former director various companies, banks, others.

Achievements

  • Bar: Montana 1929, Virginia 1929.

Membership

Member Edison Electric Institute (president 1958-1959), National Association Electric Companies, National Association of Manufacturers (director 1966-1973), Business Council, United States, Polson (Montana) chambers commerce, American, Montana Clubs: Rotary (president 1938-1939), Country (Butte). Desert Island Country (Rancho Mirage, California).

Connections

Married Elsie Charlotte Pauly, January 2, 1932 (deceased). Children: Joan Elise Corette Hanley, John E., III, William Pauly, Diane Corette Simperman. Married Sallie Sheridan, January 3, 1972.

father:
John E. Corette

mother:
Mary Taaffe (Driscoll) Corette

spouse:
Elsie Charlotte Pauly

spouse:
Sallie Sheridan

child:
Joan Elise Corette Hanley Corette

child:
John E. Corette

child:
III Corette

child:
William Pauly Corette

child:
Diane Corette Simperman Corette