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William Henry Mcelwain

William Henry Mcelwain, American banker.


  • Mcelwain, William Henry was born on January 2, 1904 in Amsterdam, New York, United States. Son of Judson Parr and Sarah (Dean) Mcelwain.

  • Education

    • Student Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1926.


    • 1 son, William Parr, Division manager New York State Electric & Gas Corporation, 1926-1949. Vice president Metropolitan Edison Company, Reading Pennsylvania, 1949-1956. With Jersey Central and New Jersey Power & Light Companies, 1956-1969, president, 1961-1969.

      Chairman of the Board, chairman of the executive committee First National Iron Bank, Morristown, New Jersey, 1970-1972. First National Bank, Asbury Park, New Jersey Trustee Sommerset Hills (New Jersey) chapter American Red Cross. Board overseers Newark Graduate College Engineering.

      Trustee Stevens Institute Technology, Morris Museum Arts and Sciences Home: Basking Ridge New Jersey.


    • Married Carolyn Thomas Daley, September 21, 1951.
    • father: Judson Parr Mcelwain
    • mother: Sarah (Dean) Mcelwain
    • spouse: Carolyn Thomas Daley
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    Born January 2, 1904
    Died November 21, 1972
    (aged 68)