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Construction company executive

Richard Henry Cole, American construction company executive.

Background

Cole, Richard Henry was born on July 4, 1926 in Franklin, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Harry Michael and Mabel (Mott) Cole.

Education

Graduate summa cum laude, Tilton School, New Hampshire, 1948. Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, New England College, 1951.

Career

Civil engineer, Massachusetts Highway Department, Beverly, 1951-1952;civil engineer, Metcalf & Eddy Company, Thule, Greenland, 1952;project engineer, Department Public Works State N.H., Concord, 1952-1957;president, treasurer, E.D. Swett, Inc., Concord, since 1957;also Chairman of the Board, E.D. Swett, Inc., Concord.

Membership

Trustee New England College, Henniker, New Hampshire and Arundel, Sussex, England, since 1974, treasurer, since 1977. Active New Hampshire Good Rds. Association, since 1952.

With United States Army Air Force, 1944-1946. Member Association General Contractors American (president 1974, executive board 1970-1988, national committeeman 1975-1989, national director 1970-1988, national highway bridge committee), Newcomen Society.

Connections

Married Lois I Willson, April 1, 1952. Children: Susan, Stephen, Nancy, Michael, Kathryn.

father:
Harry Michael Cole

mother:
Mabel (Mott) Cole

spouse:
Lois I Willson

child:
Susan Cole

child:
Stephen Cole

child:
Nancy Cole

child:
Michael Cole

child:
Kathryn Cole