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William Barrett Taylor. III

William Barrett Taylor, III, American international marketing executive, lawyer. Member Trans Atlantic council Boy Scouts American, 1960-1962.


  • III, William Barrett Taylor, was born on July 7, 1919 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States. Son of William Barrett, II, and Frances Dinsdale (Swann) T.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University Tennessee, 1941. Juris Doctor, University Florida, 1950. Postgraduate Oxford University, 1943, George Washington University, 1948, University Denver, 1957, University Maryland, 1958.


    • Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1941, advanced through grades to colonel, 1954. With 8th Air Force, 1942-1945. With Office of Legislative Liaison, Office Secretary of Air Force, 1950-1954.

      Assistant chief of staff, chief of staff United States Air Force Academy, 1955-1958. With Joint United States Military Group, Spain, 1958-1962. With Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense, 1962-1964.

      Retired, 1964; international liaison McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Washington, 1964-1975. Director international development Lykes Youngstown Corporation, 1975-1977. President Wm. B. Taylor Associates, since 1978.

      Commissioner South Pacific Commission, Noumea, New Caledonia, 1969, senior commissioner, 1970-1974, with rank of deputy assistant secretary of state. Vice president Taylor Brothers, Inc., Winston-Salem, 1947-1950.


    • Author: Pictorial History 14th Combat Bomb Wing, 1946.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member Trans Atlantic council Boy Scouts American, 1960-1962.


    • Children– Sally Hill (Mistress Christopher Brunton), William Barrett IV, Richard A., Michael A.
    • father: William Barrett T.
    • mother: Frances Dinsdale (Swann) T.
    • children: Sally Hill III (Mistress Christopher Brunton)
    • William Barrett IV III
    • Richard A. III
    • Michael A. III
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    Died March 21, 2008
    (aged 88)