The Info List - Amo Houghton

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AMORY "AMO" HOUGHTON JR. (born August 7, 1926) is a Republican politician from the U.S. state of New York , a retired member of the House of Representatives, and member of one of upstate New York's most prominent families in business, the Houghton family .


* 1 Early life * 2 Congressman * 3 See also * 4 External links


The son of Amory Houghton and grandson of Alanson B. Houghton
Alanson B. Houghton
, Amo Houghton was born in Corning, New York , and went to St. Paul\'s School in Concord , New Hampshire . He served in the Marine Corps during World War II
World War II
and graduated from Harvard University in 1950. Houghton served from 1964 to 1983 as Chairman and CEO of Corning Glass Works (now Corning Incorporated ), a company founded by his great-great-grandfather, Amory Houghton, in 1851. He also served on the Board of Directors of IBM
, Citigroup