William R. Cosentini
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|William Randolph Cosentini|
|Born||William Randolph Cosentini|
June 12, 1911
Brooklyn, New York
|Died||January 28, 1954|
Queens, New York
|Other names||William Cosentini|
|Occupation||Mechanical engineer, entrepreneur|
|Known for||Cosentini Associates|
|Spouse(s)||Rose Cosentini (1944-1947)|
Biography[change | change source]
Cosentini attended New York University. There he earned his M.A. degree in mechanical engineering. In 1944, he married Rose DeStefano. They had two children together. Rose died in 1947 at 36 years of age.
In 1951, he started W.R. Cosentini & Associates. The company later became known as Cosentini Associates. In the early days of the company, he worked on several notable projects. Those included installing the heating and air conditioning system in the Chrysler Building. 
Cosentini died of appendicitis on January 28, 1954 at forty-two years of age.