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William Heller

William Heller, American printer, lithographer, paper manufacturer. Award Com. Member Candy Kettle Award Committee to select winner of Confectionery Industry Oscar. Named Distinguished American Printer, American Printer Magazine, 1953. One of 12 honorary mems. International Printing Pressman and Assts. Union; member Newcomen Society N. American; Club: Milwaukee Athletic.

Background

  • Heller, William was born on October 24, 1885 in Milwaukee. Son of Ignatz Leopold and Agnes (Hollerstein) Heller.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools.

    Career

    • With Milprint, Inc., Milwaukee, since 1901, executive vice president, 1909-1951, president, 1947-1951, chairman board, 1951-1958, made honorary chairman, 1958. President Nicolet Paper Corporation, West DePere, Wisconsin, 1946-1958, now director Active in developing packaging industry throughout world, travelling extensively in this connection. Pioneered in techniques for the printing and fabrication of cellophane, glassine and aluminum foil.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Candy Kettle Award Committee to select winner of Confectionery Industry Oscar. Named Distinguished American Printer, American Printer Magazine, 1953. One of 12 honorary mems.

    International Printing Pressman and Assts. Union; member Newcomen Society N. American. Club: Milwaukee Athletic.

    Connections

    • Married Ethel Marion Hefter, July 6, 1921. Children: William, James Kenneth.
    • father: Ignatz Leopold Heller
    • mother: Agnes (Hollerstein) Heller
    • spouse: Ethel Marion Hefter
    • children: William Heller
    • James Kenneth Heller
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    Born October 24, 1885
    Died April 6, 1962
    (aged 76)
    Nationality

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