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Willis Stewart Mcdonald

Willis Stewart Mcdonald, business executive. Recipient Scarsdale Bowl award, 1961. Member Carleton College Alumni Association (Achievement award 1953), Harvard Business School Alumni Association (Vice-President 1939-1940).

Background

  • Mcdonald, Willis Stewart was born on August 17, 1901 in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, United States. Son of Willis James and Isabelle (Stewart) Mcdonald.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Carleton College, 1922. Master of Business Administration, Harvard, 1925.

    Career

    • With Nason Coal Company, Chicago, 1922-1923. Goldman Sachs & Company, investment bankers, New York City, 1925-1930. Assistant treasurer Warner Brothers Pictures, Inc., New York City, 1931-1953, vice-president, director Warner Brothers Theatres, Inc., 1931-1953.

      Vice president, treasurer Stanley Warner Corporation, since 1953, director. Vice-president, director International Latex Corporation, since 1954. Director, member Executive Committee, vice Chairman of the Board Bituminous Casualty Corporation, since 1952.

      Director Scarsdale National Bank & Trust Company Trustee Carleton College, Burke Foundation (chairman of the executive committee), convalescent and rehabilitation home, White Plains, New York.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Carleton College Alumni Association (Achievement award 1953), Harvard Business School Alumni Association (Vice-President 1939-1940). Clubs: Harvard Business School, Harvard, Scarsdale Golf, Town (past president) (Scarsdale).

    Connections

    • Married Anna Cox Cleaveland, April. Children: James Stewart, Henry Cleveland, Eleanor Annual.
    • father: Willis James Mcdonald
    • mother: Isabelle (Stewart) Mcdonald
    • spouse: Anna Cox Cleaveland
    • children: James Stewart Mcdonald
    • Henry Cleveland Mcdonald
    • Eleanor Ann Mcdonald
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    Died March 9, 1967
    (aged 65)
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