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William Norman Wood Prince

William Norman Wood Prince, American real estate and investments executive.

Background

  • Prince, William Norman Wood was born on October 25, 1942 in Tulsa. Son of William Henry and Eleanor (Edwards) William Polk.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Vanderbilt University, 1964.

    Career

    • Account executive Needham Harper & Steers, Chicago, 1965-1968. Brand manager Armour-Dial, 1968-1970. Account supervisor J. Walter Thompson, 1970-1975.

      Senior vice president D'Arcy, Masius, Wynn Williams, 1975-1977. Chairman F.H. Prince & Company, since 1977. Board directors Anterior Cruciate Ligament Holdings Ltd.

      Advisor Arral Pacific Equity Trust, Hong Kong, 1987-1993.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Trustee Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1982-1986, St. George's School, Newport, Rhode Island, 1980-1993, Comprehensive Employment Training Act/Window To The World, Chicago, 1989-1996. Board directors. Art Institute Chicago, since 2005. Board directors Hubbard St. Dance Chicago, since 1990, chairman, 1993-1997.

    Member Racquet (governor 1981-1987), Chicago Club, Old Elm, Racquet and Tennis Club, Shoreacres, Newport Country Club, Spouting Rock.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, squash, travel, Oriental art.

    Connections

    • Married Jonna Rosamond Leanard, Nov.7, 1967 (divorced 1983). Children: Scott Clarkson, Patrick Bernard.
    • father: William Henry Polk
    • mother: Eleanor (Edwards) William Polk
    • spouse: Jonna Rosamond Leanard
    • children: Scott Clarkson Prince
    • Patrick Bernard Prince
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    Born October 25, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      Vanderbilt University
    • 1965 - 1968
      Account executive, Needham Harper & Steers
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1968 - 1970
      brand manager, Armour-Dial
    • 1970 - 1975
      account supervisor J. Walter Thompson
    • 1975 - 1977
      senior, vice president D'Arcy
    • 1977
      chairman, F.H. Prince & Company