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Encyclopedia > John H. McConnell

John H. McConnell is the founder and chairman emeritus of Worthington Industries, which manufactures processed steel products, pressure cylinders, and metal framing. He is currently the majority owner, chairman, and governor of the Columbus Blue Jackets NHL team. In addition, McConnell is a part of the ownership group of the AFL's Columbus Destroyers. Worthington Industries, Inc. ... // Facts Founded: 2000 (awarded June 25, 1997) Arena: Nationwide Arena Uniform colors: Blue and red Logo design: A starry ribbon forming the letters CB surrounding a hockey stick (which also forms the letter J) surmounted by a star. ... The modernized NHL shield logo debuted in 2005, replacing the orange and black shield, which had been used since the leagues inception. ... The Arena Football League (AFL) was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ... The Columbus Destroyers are an Arena Football League team, founded in Buffalo, New York in 1999. ...


A native of West Virginia, McConnell served in the navy aboard the USS Saratoga during World War II. He went on to receive a degree in Business Administration from Michigan State University in 1949. As a young steel salesman, he founded Worthington Industries in 1955, using his car as collateral to purchase his first load of steel for custom processing. Official language(s) English Capital Largest city Charleston Charleston Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 41st 62,809 km² 210 km 385 km 0. ... Combatants Allies: Poland, British Commonwealth, France/Free France, Soviet Union, United States, China, and others Axis Powers: Germany, Italy, Japan, and others Casualties Military dead: 17 million Civilian dead: 33 million Total dead: 50 million Military dead: 8 million Civilian dead: 4 million Total dead: 12 million World War II... Michigan State University (MSU) is a public university in East Lansing, Michigan. ...


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