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Amory Houghton

Corning Glass Company

1930 - 1960

Fabricated Goods

1930 b. 1899
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateHarvard University
Personal
Born-Died1899 - 1981
BirthplaceNew York (NY)
RaceWhite
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1930

Houghton diversified Corning Glass products and expanded, for the first time, into the field of consumer goods. He sharply reduced the prices for beakers, Pyrex ovenware, and electric light bulbs, making them more attractive as mass-consumer items.