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Alanson B. Houghton

Corning Glass Company

1910 - 1930

Fabricated Goods

1910 b. 1863
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateHarvard University
Personal
Born-Died1863 - 1941
BirthplaceMassachusetts (MA)
RaceWhite
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1910

During his presidency, Houghton tripled the size of Corning Glass. Producing about 40% of the bulbs and tubing for incandescent electric lights and 75% of the railway signal glass used in the U.S., the company became one of the largest glass producers in the industry.