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Paul O’Neal Canaday

utilities executive.

Paul O’Neal Canaday, American utilities executive. Member Delta Tau Delta, Tau Beta Pi, Beta Gamma Sigma (Arkansas Man of Year 1961).; Mason.


Canaday, Paul O’Neal was born on June 3, 1904 in Henry, Tennessee, United States. Son of Juris Doctor and Eliza E. (O’Neal) Canaday.


Bachelor of Science, University Tennessee, 1926.


Head rate department manager eastern div. Tennessee Public Service Company, Knoxville, 1925-1938. President Ilolston River Electric Company, Rogersville, Tennessee, 1935-1938.

Head electric rate department City of Knoxville, 1938. Budget analyst and sponsor, head department Ebasco Services Inc., New York City, 1938-1944. Vice president Electric Power & Light Corporation, New York City, 1944-1949, director, 1946-1949.

Vice president Middle South Utilities, Inc., New York City, 1949-1958, director, 1950-1951, 1956-1958. Executive vice-president, director Arkansas Power & Light Company, Little Rock, 1958-1960, president, since 1960. Paul O. Canady permanent memorial nursing scholarship.


Member Delta Tau Delta, Tau Beta Pi, Beta Gamma Sigma (Arkansas Man of Year 1961). Mason.; Clubs: Recess, Harbor View (New York City).


Married Mary I. Anderton, August 27, 1932. Children: Mary Jane, Betty Anne.

Juris Doctor Canaday

Eliza E. (O’Neal) Canaday

Mary I. Anderton

Mary Jane Canaday

Betty Anne Canaday