Francis Hugh Corgan, 70, a retired Army lieutenant colonel who had been vice president of the Hispano-American Co. in Alexandria since the mid-1970s, died May 26 at Mount Vernon Hospital after a heart attack. He lived in Alexandria.
Col. Corgan was a native of Houghton, Mich., where he earned two bachelor's degrees in mechanical and civil engineering at Michigan Technological University.
He received his reserve commission in the Army Corps of Engineers in 1933 and was called to active duty in 1940. He served in this country during World War II, then transferred to the Ordnance Corps. He held ordnance and procurement posts in this country, South Korea, and Europe. He retired from active duty and moved to Alexandria in 1964. His decorations included two Army Commendation medals.
He was a member of the Retired Officers Association and the Holy Name Society.
Survivors include his wife, Catherine, of Alexandria; a daughter, Catherine Guinn of Grosse Pointe, Mich.; two sons, Robert F., of Alexandria, and Navy Cmdr. Michael T., of Newport, R.I.; six brothers, James A., of Muskegon, Mich., William R., of Minneapolis, Daniel, of Auburn, Wash., Joseph L., of De Land, Fla., and Patrick H. and John H., both of Gary, Ind.; four sisters, Adaline Bradley of Portland, Ore., Josephine Grace of Detroit, and Elsie Grace and Nora Koski, both of L' Anse, Mich., and six grandchildren.