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William Otis Ii Faxon

William Otis Ii Faxon, American engineer. Served as Lieutenant commander, United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Registered profile engineer, N.H., Massachusetts; Member Harvard Engineering Society (secretary 1940-1942), American Society Metals, American Society Engineering Sciences, American Metal Powder Institute.

Background

  • Faxon, William Otis Ii was born on October 19, 1910 in Stoughton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Nathaniel W. and Marie B. (Conant) Faxon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1932, Master of Science, 1933.

    Career

    • Instructor Harvard, 1933-1935. Comptroller Dorr Company, 1935-1942. Vice president Harrison Abrasive Corporation, 1946-1952, also director.

      Vice president Metals Disintegrating Company, 1952-1954. Executive vice president Tracer Laboratory, Inc., Boston, 1954-1956, director, 1954-1957, president, 1956-1957. President Keleket X-Ray Corporation, 1956-1957, director, 1954-1957, executive vice-president, director Comstock & Wescott, Inc., 1957-1967, president, director, 1967-1968.

      Selectman, Town of Concord. Director Manchester (N.H.) Community Chest, 1946-1952, Boys Club.

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Served as Lieutenant commander, United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Registered profile engineer, N.H., Massachusetts. Member Harvard Engineering Society (secretary 1940-1942), American Society Metals, American Society Engineering Sciences, American Metal Powder Institute.

    Connections

    • Married Frances Parker, September 27, 1941. Children: David, Susan, Thomas, Roger.
    • father: Nathaniel W. Faxon
    • mother: Marie B. (Conant) Faxon
    • spouse: Frances Parker
    • children: David Faxon
    • Susan Faxon
    • Thomas Faxon
    • Roger Faxon
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    Died December 31, 1968
    (aged 58)
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