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William Wallace Sprague

William Wallace Sprague, American sugar refiners executive. Served as First lieutenant C.E., United States Army, World War I.; Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Background

  • Sprague, William Wallace was born on August 26, 1895 in San Mateo, California, United States. Son of Richard Homer and Isabelle (Wallace) Sprague.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University California at Berkeley, 1917.

    Career

    • Assistant superintendent, general superintendent Savannah Sugar Refining Corporation, 1919-1944, executive vice-president, director, since 1944. President, director Adeline Sugar Factory Limited company, Jeanerette, Louisiana, since 1924. Vice-president, director Atlantic Towing Company, Savannah, Georgia, since 1946.

    Membership

    Served as First lieutenant C.E., United States Army, World War I. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Clubs: Oglethorpe (Savannah), Racquet and Tennis (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Swan Crowther, April. Children: Isabel, William, Mary Swan.
    • father: Richard Homer Sprague
    • mother: Isabelle (Wallace) Sprague
    • spouse: Mary Swan Crowther
    • children: Isabel Sprague
    • William Sprague
    • Mary Swan Sprague
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    Died March 17, 1960
    (aged 64)
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