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John Edward Kenny

business executive , engineer

John Edward Kenny, business executive, engineer. Decorated knight of Holy Sepulchre. Registered profile engineer, Illinois, New York, Florida. Served in SATC, 1918.; Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Petroleum Institute, American Institute Chemical Engineers, Newcomen Society, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Psi.

Background

Kenny, John Edward was born on April 27, 1900 in Havre De Grace, Maryland, United States. Son of Daniel Cyril and Catherine (Brown) Kenny.

Education

Student of University Notre Dame, 1917-1919. Bachelor of Science, Carnegie Institute Technology, 1922.

Career

1 daughter, Katherine. Engineering, sales work Foster Wheeler Corporation, Chicago, 1945-1958, executive vice-president, director, 1958-1959, president, chief Executive officer, 1960-1965, Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, 1965-1968, Chairman of the Board, 1968-1971. Director Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Foster Wheeler Corporation, Manhattan Refrigerating Company, Peoples Bank of W. Pennsylvania, New Castle, Oxy-Dry Sprayer Corporation, Chicago, Electrographic Corporation.

Membership

Served in SATC, 1918. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Petroleum Institute, American Institute Chemical Engineers, Newcomen Society, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Psi. Clubs: University, Canadian, Economic (New York City).

Connections

Married Caroline Green, June 16, 1926.

father:
Daniel Cyril Kenny

mother:
Catherine (Brown) Kenny

spouse:
Caroline Green