Former Corning Glass Works President Thomas MacAvoy, who led the company through the 1970s and ’80s, died May 28 in Virginia, where he moved after retiring in 1988. MacAvoy, who was born in New York City, served in the U.S.
Navy and Air Force. He joined Corning Glass Works, now known as Corning Inc., as a scientist in 1957. He became president of the company in 1971.
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