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William Andros Barron

William Andros Barron, business executive. Awarded Legion of Merit. Trustee Massachusetts Memorial Hospitals, Boston; president secretary board of trustees Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts; member board overseers Boys Club of Boston, Inc. Served with United States Army, 1917-1919.


  • Barron, William Andros was born on December 16, 1892 in Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Andros and Mary Lawrence (Todd) Barron.

  • Education

    • Graduate Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts, 1910. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1914.


    • Partner, investment firm White, Weld & Company, New York, Boston, 1914-1945. Chairman The Gillette Company, 1945-1956. Director Incorporated Investors, Boston Safe Deposit & Trust Company, Greenville Electric Light Company, St. Croix Paper Company Trustee Suffolk Savings Bank for Seamen and others.


    Served with United States Army, 1917-1919. Clubs: Manchester Yacht, Country (Brookline, Massachusetts).


    • Married Emily Wesselhoeft, July 10, 1920 (died August 24, 1945).; married second Josephine T. Dyer, June 28, 1946. Children: William Andros III, Richards Bradley.
    • father: William Andros Barron
    • mother: Mary Lawrence (Todd) Barron
    • spouses: Emily Wesselhoeft
    • 2d Josephine T. Dyer
    • children: William Andros III Barron
    • Richards Bradley Barron
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    Died September 29, 1964
    (aged 71)