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William Alfred Llewellyn

William Alfred Llewellyn, British, American publishing company executive. Served with Royal Air Force, 1952-1954.


  • Llewellyn, William Alfred was born on November 25, 1934 in Welling, England. Came to United States, 1967. Son of William and Brenda Ivy (Popely) Llewellyn.

  • Career

    • Advertising director Encyclopedia British, Canada, 1966-1967. Assistant to president Encyclopedia British, Inc., Chicago, 1968. Managing director Encyclopedia British, Geneva, 1968-1971.

      President Merriam-Webster Inc. (formerly G.&C. Merriam Company), Springfield, Massachusetts, since 1972, also director. Director W. Llewellyn & Limited company, Bickley, England.


    Served with Royal Air Force, 1952-1954.


    • Married Annette McFadzean, January 18, 1963. Children: Lee Anne, Stephanie Kim.
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    Born November 25, 1934
    • 1966 - 1967
      Advertising director, Encyclopedia British
    • 1968
      assistant, to president Encyclopedia British
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1968 - 1971
      managing director, Encyclopedia British
      Geneva, Illinois, United States
    • 1972
      president, Merriam-Webster Incorporated (formerly G.&C. Merriam Company)
      Springfield, Missouri, United States