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Houghton, Amorylocked

(27 July 1899–21 February 1981)
  • Regina Lee Blaszczyk


Houghton, Amory (27 July 1899–21 February 1981), business executive, was born in Corning, New York, the son of Alanson Bigelow Houghton, a glassworks manager, and Adelaide Louise Wellington. After he graduated from Harvard University in 1921, Houghton married Laura DeKay Richardson of Providence, Rhode Island, with whom he had five children. In the year of his marriage, Houghton became a fourth-generation glassmaker, joining the staff of his family’s firm, Corning Glass Works....

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