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Manufacturing executive

Ray Howard Cooney, American manufacturing executive. Decorated Purple Heart. President Florida Agricultural Research Institute, 1967-1968; board governors Lake Region Young Men's Christian Association Served to sergeant infantry Army of the United States, World World War World War II; Member of Cypress Gardens Rotary (president); Masons; Shriners.

Background

Cooney, Ray Howard was born on December 14, 1921 in Akron, Ohio, United States.

Education

British Aerospace., University Florida, 1943. Postgraduate, Georgetown University, 1946. Postgraduate, Syracuse University, 1974.

Career

Assistant sales and advertising manager Adams Packaging Association, Auburdale, Florida, 1946-1948. Vice president Flag Sulphur & Chemical Company, Tampa, 1960-1963, president, 1963-1967. Sales manager Niagara Chemical division Food Machinery, 1967-1968.

Marketing director Scotty's Inc., Winter Haven, Florida, 1968-1969, vice president, 1969-1973, president, chief executive officer, 1973-1985. Vice chairman, chief operating officer, since 1985. Director Christian Towers, Florida Guarantee & Trust Company, St. Petersburgh, Florida.

Membership

President Florida Agricultural Research Institute, 1967-1968. Board governors Lake Region Young Men's Christian Association Served to sergeant infantry Army of the United States, World World War World War II. Member of Cypress Gardens Rotary (president).

Masons; Shriners.

Connections

Son of Frederick B and Myrtle A. (Young) C. Married June H. Hawkins, June 13, 1947. Children: Pamela J., Cooney Trent, Robbie L. Cooney Johansson, Mark R.

father:
Frederick Cooney

spouse:
June H. Hawkins

child:
Pamela J. Cooney

child:
Cooney Trent Cooney

child:
Robbie L. Cooney Johansson Cooney

child:
Mark R. Cooney