- Edwin Corning
Edwin Corning (
September 30, 1883 Albany, New York- August 7, 1934Bar Harbor, Hancock County, Maine) was an American businessman and politicianfrom New York. He was Lieutenant Governor of New Yorkfrom 1927 to 1928.
He was the son of Erastus Corning (1827-1897, son of
Erastus Corning) and Mary (Parker) Corning (daughter of Amasa J. Parker). He was educated at The Albany Academyand Groton School, and graduated B.A.from Yale Universityin 1906. Then he began work for the Ludlum Steel Company in Watervliet, New York, and became its President in 1910.
On November 25, 1908, he married Louise Maxwell, and their children were
Erastus Corning 2nd, Louise Corning, Harriet Corning and Edwin Corning, Jr. (b. 1919).
He was a
presidential electorin 1924. He was Chairman of the New York State Democratic Committeefrom 1926 to 1928. He was lieutenant Govrernor of New York from 1927 to 1928, elected on the Democratic ticket with Governor Al Smith. In 1928, when Al Smith planned to run for President, the Democrats asked Corning to run for Governor, but he declined because of ill health.
He died on the operating table during a second leg amputation which was due to
gangrenederived from diabetes. He was buried at the Albany Rural Cemeteryin Menands, New York.
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