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William Laverne Lanphar

William Laverne Lanphar, American investment company executive.

Background

  • Lanphar, William Laverne was born on February 17, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Melvin Fletcher and Corinne Otilla (Wirth) Lanphar.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Advertising, Michigan State University, 1951. Juris Doctor, Northwood Institute, 1978.

    Career

    • Executive trainee Lanphar's, Inc., Detroit, 1954-1957, assistant vice president land processing and real estate management, 1958-1962, vice president, 1963-1972, president, chief operation officer, from 1973.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Chairman board, trustee Starr Commonwealth for Boys, Albion, Michigan, 1955-1979. Chairman finance and executive committees, trustee Northwood Institute, Midland, Michigan, since 1960. Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1952-1954, Korea.

    Member Real Estate Securities and Sydications Institute (board directors 1977), The Syndications Corporation (registered securitiy agent since 1978), Pewters Collector Club of America.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, tennis, swimming, collecting pewter, selling antiques.

    Connections

    • Married Jane Carol Nagelkirk, March 22, 1952. Children: William Dyke, Lindsay Carol, Christine Mary.
    • father: Melvin Fletcher Lanphar
    • mother: Corinne Otilla (Wirth) Lanphar
    • spouse: Jane Carol Nagelkirk
    • children: William Dyke Lanphar
    • Lindsay Carol Lanphar
    • Christine Mary Lanphar
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    Born February 17, 1929
    Died February 19, 2001
    (aged 72)
    Nationality
    • 1951
      Michigan State University
    • 1978
      Northwood Institute
    • 1954 - 1957
      Executive, trainee Lanphar's
      Detroit, Michigan, United States