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Birkett Livers Williams

Birkett Livers Williams, American automotive executive. member executive council Boy Scouts of America (Cleveland chapter); member Beta Theta Pi, Phi Delta Phi.; Mason (Shriner).

Background

  • Williams, Birkett Livers was born on February 5, 1890 in at Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States. Son of Arthur Upton and Elizabeth (Birkett) Williams.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Ouachita College, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, 1910. Student University of Virginia Law School, 1911-1912.

    Career

    • In cattle business, 1912-1915. In retail automobile and automobile finance business, Cleveland, Ohio, from 1920. President Birkett L. Williams Company, Manark Securities, Inc.

      Director Public Safety, City of Cleveland from 1952. Appointed regional administrator for West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio, Office of Price Administration, January 1942. Resigned October 1945.

      Past president Cleveland Associate Charities. Past director National Automobile Dealers Association. Director, past president Cleveland Automotive Trade Chairman's Association Greater Cleveland Red Cross.

      Chairman of the Board Better Business Bureau of Cleveland. Member executive council Boy Scouts of America (Cleveland chapter). Member Beta Theta Pi, Phi Delta Phi.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member executive council Boy Scouts of America (Cleveland chapter). Member Beta Theta Pi, Phi Delta Phi. Mason (Shriner).; Clubs: Cleveland Rotary (past president), University, Mayfield Country, Union (Cleveland).

    Connections

    • Married Edna Campbell, September 12, 1917. Children: 1st lieutenant William Birkett (pilot 57th Fighter Group, killed in action, Lybia, 1943), Shirley Jane (Mistress.
    • father: Arthur Upton Williams
    • mother: Elizabeth (Birkett) Williams
    • spouse: Edna Campbell
    • children: 1st lieutenant William Birkett (pilot 57th Fighter Group Williams
    • killed in action Williams
    • Lybia Williams
    • 1943) Williams
    • Shirley Jane (Mrs Williams
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    Born February 5, 1890
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