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William Jerome Carmichael

William Jerome Carmichael, American publishing company executive. Recipient Distinguished Salesman award New York Sales Executive, 1954; Loyalty award University Illinois, 1963; Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, 1968.


  • Carmichael, William Jerome was born on September 27, 1920 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Wilbur Jerome and Florence Jenny (Varns) Carmichael.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Illinois, 1942.


    • With Victor division Radio Corporation of America, 1942-1945. With Sales and Marketing Management magazine, and predecessor, Chicago, 1945-1977, Sales and Marketing Management magazine (and predecessor), Goldenrod, Florida, 1977-1995. Senior vice president Sales and Marketing Management magazine, and predecessor, 1960-1987.

      Public, director Survey of Buying Power, 1973-1987. Consultant, lecturer in field.


    The state should not use its authority to promote any particular religious belief. It should allow people practice their own religious convictions.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    Since a human being is the central factor in the plan of salvation, the Gospel must be taught, understood and accepted by him.

    Denomination: Methodist


    It is important to experience God's grace working in the lives of people. Wisdom and maturity are gained from life experience, especially during the prayer and sharing stories with other Christians.


    Member executive board Northeast Illinois council Boy Scouts American, 1970-1971. President David Kinley Educational Foundation, 1968-1977. Member University Illinois Foundation and President' Council.

    Trustee University Illinois Young Men’s Christian Association, 1967-1977. Board directors Winter Park (Florida) Young Men’s Christian Association, 1978-1981. Member Sales and Marketing Executives Association Chicago (president 1970-1971), Sales and Marketing Executives International (vice president 1976-1977), University Illinois Alumni Association (president 1961-1963), Goldenrod Area Chamber of Commerce (president 1985-1986), Goldenrod Civic Club (president 1991-1993), Goldenrod History Society (president 1992-1994), University Club Chicago (board directors 1974-1976), Illini Club of Chicago (president 1956-1957), Citrus Club (Orlando, florida), Rotary (president Orange County East Club 1982-1983), Phi Gamma Delta.


    • Married Doreen Shirley Davis, January 12, 1946. Children: Sally Ann Carmichael Wallace, Bruce Richard.
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    Born September 27, 1920
    • 1942
      University Illinois
    • 1942 - 1945
      With Victor division Radio Corporation of America
    • 1945 - 1977
      with Sales and Marketing Management, magazine
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1960 - 1987
      senior, vice president Sales and Marketing Management magazine