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William Herring Chrisman

William Herring Chrisman, American tax specialist, consultant. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1955-1957. Member Christmas Cove Improvement Association, Spa at Camelback Inn.


  • Chrisman, William Herring was born on June 28, 1932 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Roswell Herring and Virginia Ruth (Haynes) Chrisman.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard University, 1955.


    • Media buyer Leo Burnett Company, Chicago, 1958-1960. Account executive Lennen & Newell Incorporated, New York York City, 1960-1963. Subsidiary president Clairol Inc., 1963-1972.

      Executive vice president Metalware Corporation, Chandler, Arizona, 1973-1975. President Chrisman Farms, Inc., Scottsdale, 1975-1980, E. Allen Management Corporation, Phoenix, 1980-1985. General manager Oasis Family Water Park, 1985.

      Asset manager Evans Withycombe Inc., 1985-1987. Principal Real Estate Valuation Consultant, 1987—2002. Retired, from 2002

      Advertising instructor Katherine Gibbs School, New York City, 1963-1965.


    The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.

    Party affiliation: Democrat


    It is the person’s choice to be saved and one can fall from grace by not following God therefore losing salvation.

    Denomination: Methodist


    There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.


    1st lieutenant United States Army, 1955-1957. Member Christmas Cove Improvement Association, Spa at Camelback Inn.


    • Married Margaret Baker Craig, April 17, 1989. Children: Katherine Anne, Emily Louise.
    • father: Roswell Herring Chrisman
    • mother: Virginia Ruth (Haynes) Chrisman
    • spouse: Margaret Baker Craig
    • children: Katherine Anne Chrisman
    • Emily Louise Chrisman
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    Died January 24, 2007
    (aged 74)
    • 1955
      Harvard University
    • 1958 - 1960
      Media buyer Leo Burnett Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1960 - 1963
      account executive, Lennen & Newell Incorporated
    • 1963 - 1972
      subsidiary president, Clairol Incorporated
    • 1973 - 1975
      executive, vice president Metalware Corporation
      Chandler, Arizona, United States
    • 1975 - 1980
      president, Chrisman Farms
      Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
    • 1985
      general manager, Oasis Family Water Park
    • 1985 - 1987
      asset manager, Evans Withycombe Incorporated
    • 1987 - 2002
      principal Real Estate Valuation Consultant
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