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Manufacturing company executive

Thomas Harold Corson, American Manufacturing company executive.


Corson, Thomas Harold was born on October 15, 1927 in Elkhart, Indiana, United States. Son of Carl W. and Charlotte (Keyser) Corson.


Student, Purdue University, 1945-1946; student, Rennsselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1946-1947; student, Southern Methodist U., 1948-1949.


Chairman board directors Coachmen Industries, Inc., Elkhart, 1965-1997, chairman emeritus, director, 1997—2005, retired, 2005. Board directors R.C.R. Science Inc., Goshen, Indiana, Micrology Laboratories, Inc., Goshen, past director Elkhart County Economic Development Corporation, Elkhart, Indiana. Chairman, secretary Greenfield Corporation, Middlebury.


People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.


Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts, share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.


Advisory council University Notre Dame. Past trustee Ball State University. Director, life trustee, past vice chairman Interlochen Arts Academy and National Music Camp., Michigan With United States Naval Air Force, 1945-1947.

Member Indiana Manufacturers Association (past director), Elkhart Chamber of Commerce (past board directors), Indiana Chamber of Commerce (past board directors), Indiana History Society (past director), Royal Poinciana Golf Club, Elcona Club (past board directors), 33 Degrees, Mason, Shriners.


Married Dorthy Claire Scheide, July 11, 1948. Children: Benjamin Thomas, Claire Elaine.

Carl W. Corson

Charlotte (Keyser) Corson

Dorthy Claire Scheide

Claire Elaine Corson

Benjamin Thomas Corson