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industrial executive

Philip Langdon Corson, Industrial executive. Named Philadelphia amateur golf Champion, 1925-1929. M C.

Background

Corson, Philip Langdon was born on October 31, 1898 in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Walter Harris and Katherine I. (Langdon) Corson.

Education

Student, Haverford College, 1915-1919;Doctor of Laws (honorary), Ursinus College, 1959.

Career

Lime manufacturer, G. & W.H. Corson Inc., Plymouth Meeting, from 1919;plant manager, G. & W.H. Corson Inc., Plymouth Meeting, 1923-1928;vice president, member board, G. & W.H. Corson Inc., Plymouth Meeting, 1928-1939;president, G. & W.H. Corson Inc., Plymouth Meeting, 1933-1953;chairman, G. & W.H. Corson Inc., Plymouth Meeting, from 1953. Director Baldwin-Ehret Hill Company, Hughes-Foulkrod Company, S.D.M.&R. Associations, Taylor Corporation, Williams & Marcus Company, Franklin Printing Company, Foote Mineral Company.

Achievements

  • Named Philadelphia amateur golf Champion, 1925-1929. M C.

Membership

President Tri-County Mental Health Clinics, Inc., Norristown, Pennsylvania, 1949-1957. Member board Norristown Eastern State Hospital, 1942-1946, president of the board 1946-1956. Board of trustees Germantown Academy.

Trustee, member Executive Committee Ursinus College Served as private United States Army, 1918. Member Merion Cricket, Sunnybrook Golf, Mid-Ocean Club, Racquet Club, Pinehurst Country Club, Plymouth Country Club.

Connections

Married Helen Thomas Payson, January 30, 1930.

father:
Walter Harris Corson

mother:
Katherine I. (Langdon) Corson

spouse:
Helen Thomas Payson