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William Holman Hurt

William Holman Hurt, American investment management company executive. Member board councilors Graduate School Business, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1978-1988, visiting committee, 1990-1996; board directors Los Angeles Children's Hospital, since 1985. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946. Member California Club, Los Angeles Athletic Club, New York Athletic Club, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Kappa Alpha.

Background

  • Hurt, William Holman was born on March 29, 1927 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Holman G. and Mary E. (Ortloff) Hurt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, University Southern California, 1949. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1951.

    Career

    • With Dean Witter & Company, Los Angeles, 1951-1971, partner, 1959, senior vice president, 1968-1970, executive vice president, director, member executive committee, director marketing and research, 1969-1971. Chairman executive committee Capital Research Company, 1972-1977. Chief executive office Capital Group, Inc., Los Angeles, 1978-1982.

      Chairman Capital Strategy Research, Inc., since 1982. Advisory committee Coldwell Banker Funds, 1978-1999.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member board councilors Graduate School Business, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1978-1988, visiting committee, 1990-1996. Board directors Los Angeles Children's Hospital, since 1985. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946.

    Member California Club, Los Angeles Athletic Club, New York Athletic Club, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Kappa Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Sheridan Ann Stephens, August 10, 1950 (divorced May. 1970); children: Kelley Anne Hurt Purnell, Kathleen Constance, Courtney Diana Hurt MacMillan. Married Sarah Sherman, May 28, 1970.
    • father: Holman G. Hurt
    • mother: Mary E. (Ortloff) Hurt
    • spouses: Sheridan Ann Stephens
    • Sarah Sherman
    • children: Kelley Anne Hurt Purnell Hurt
    • Kathleen Constance Hurt
    • Courtney Diana Hurt MacMillan Hurt
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    Nationality
    • 1949
      University Southern California
    • 1951
      Harvard University
    • 1951 - 1971
      With Dean Witter & Company
      Los Angeles, California, United States
    • 1972 - 1977
      chairman, executive committee Capital Research Company
    • 1978 - 1982
      chief executive, office Capital Group
    • 1982
      chairman, Capital Strategy Research
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