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In Memoriam: Sam Corenswet, Jr.

Sugar Bowl Committee, 1948-2019
Sugar Bowl President: 1967-68

Sugar Bowl In Memoriam

Sam Corenswet, Jr., passed away on October 17, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. A New Orleans native, Sam graduated from Isidore Newman School and Tulane University. He served his country in the U.S. Army in both the European and Asian/Pacific theaters during World War II. He owned Corenswet, Inc. and Colorpix, Inc. An avid sports enthusiast and tennis player, he was a member of the Audubon Tennis Club and the New Orleans Lawn Tennis Club. Sam followed in his father’s footsteps as a member and president of the New Orleans Mid-Winter Sports Association (The Sugar Bowl). He was a member of Temple Sinai. He is survived by his second wife of 23 years, Janie Bories of New Orleans, his son Jay, also a member of the Sugar Bowl, daughter-n-law Avery Corenswet and two grandchildren.

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