List of United States Political Families (H) - The Houghtons

The Houghtons

The Houghtons are heirs to the Corning glass fortune.

  • Alanson B. Houghton 1863–1941, U.S. Representative from New York, 1919–1922; U.S. Ambassador to Germany, 1922–1925; U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, 1925–1929.
    • Amory Houghton (1899–1981), U.S. Ambassador to France, 1957–1961; son of Alanson B. Houghton, father of Amo Houghton.
      • Amo Houghton (born 1926), former CEO of Corning Glass Works; U.S. Representative from New York, 1987–2005; son of Amory Houghton.

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