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William Gordon Whitney

William Gordon Whitney, American investment management company executive. With United States Navy, 1944-1946. Member Delta Upsilon.

Background

  • Whitney, William Gordon was born on October 12, 1922 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of William N. and Marguerite (Gordon) Whitney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Administrative Engineering, Cornell University, 1943. Master of Business Administration with distinction, Harvard University, 1951.

    Career

    • Field engineer Norma Hoffman Bearings Corporation, Stanford, Connecticut, 1946-1949. Consultant McKinsey & Company, New York City, 1951-1954. Vice president American Airlines, Inc., 1954-1962.

      General manager Martin Marietta Corporation, Baltimore, 1963-1968. Chairman Whitney & Company, Inc., Rochester, from 1969, Whitney Holdings, Ltd., New York City, from 1984.

    Membership

    With United States Navy, 1944-1946. Member Delta Upsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret M. Deis, March 16, 1971. Children: Carol Joy, Lance A., Valerie A., Fredericka A., William A.
    • father: William N. Whitney
    • mother: Marguerite (Gordon) Whitney
    • spouse: Margaret M. Deis
    • children: Carol Joy Whitney
    • Lance A. Whitney
    • Valerie A. Whitney
    • Fredericka A. Whitney
    • William A. Whitney
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    Born October 12, 1922
    Died December 2, 2000
    (aged 78)
    Nationality
    • 1943
      Cornell University
    • 1951
      Harvard University
    • 1946 - 1949
      Field engineer, Norma Hoffman Bearings Corporation
      Stanford, Kentucky, United States
    • 1951 - 1954
      consultant, McKinsey & Company
    • 1954 - 1962
      vice president, American Airlines
    • 1963 - 1968
      general manager, Martin Marietta Corporation
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States