Mary Henkin


Oral History Information

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Deceased Date
Job Title
Past Co-Owner
Company Name
CG Conn

Mary Henkin was well known in the band and orchestra business as the hostess with the mostest. Along with her husband, Danny, they put on extravagant parties that were still talked about 30 years later.  However, what many may not know is that she was half owner of all of her husband's musical instrument company endeavors. At the peak of their careers in the industry, they owned 26 music companies including CG Conn, Armstrong Flutes, King Band Instruments and Slingerland Drums.  The couple were married in 1956 while Danny was working as the ad manager for G. Leblanc.