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Norman Leroy Cochran, American apparel manufacturing company executive, printing company executive. Certified Public Accountants, Missouri.

Background

Cochran, Norman Leroy was born on March 30, 1922 in Milo, Missouri, United States. Son of William Ernest and Pearl Mae (Kuhlman) Cochran.

Education

Student, Fort Scott Junior College, 1942. Bachelor of Science in Business, University Kansas, 1947.

Career

Audit manager Arthur Young & Company, Kansas City, Missouri, 1947-1955. Controller, assistant treasurer Burd & Fletcher Company, 1956-1960. Executive vice president, treasurer, director Vita Craft Corporation, 1960-1966.

Controller, secretary H.D. Lee Company, 1966-1976. Vice president VF Corporation, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, since 1976, VF International, Maidenhead, England, 1979-1981, Grafika Commercial Printing, Inc., West Reading, Pennsylvania, since 1981, also director.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountants, Missouri.

Membership

Elder, treasurer, president board trustees Presbyterian Church. Chairman board Capital Campaign Review Board, Berks County Pennsylvania, 1984-1986, Greater Berks County Development Board, Pennsylvania, 1984-1986. Trustee Albright College, Reading, since 1985.

Served as Second lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association Accountants (president Kansas City chapter 1963-1964), Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Manufacturers (steering committee, employee benefits subcommittee), Berks County Chamber of C. (chairman board 1984-1986) Clubs: Leawood South Country (board directors and treasurer 1975-1976) (Kansas). Berkshire Country (Reading, Pennsylvania).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf.

Connections

Married Shirley Alice Darling, September 10, 1944. Children– Stephen Glenn, Philip Alan, Kent James.

father:
William Ernest Cochran

mother:
Pearl Mae (Kuhlman) Cochran

spouse:
Shirley Alice Darling

child:
Stephen Glenn Cochran

child:
Philip Alan Cochran

child:
Kent James Cochran