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William John Ball

William John Ball, American manufacturing executive. Board directors United Way, St. Cloud, 1973-1975; member president's advisory committee St. John's University, St. Joseph., Minnesota, 1975-1976. Served with United States Navy, 1944-1946. Member Valve Manufacturers Association (director 1970-1977), Air Pollution Control Association, Water Pollution Control Federation.

Background

  • Ball, William John was born on December 17, 1926 in Hawley, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Henry and Mabel Mary (Lintner) Ball.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1948.

    Career

    • Supervisor industrial engineering Sylvania Electric Company, Altoona, Pennsylvania, 1948-1956. Associate Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Cleveland, 1956-1964. Director manufacturing Black, Sivalls and Bryson, Kansas City, Missouri, 1964-1966.

      Vice president manufacturing Toledo Scale Company, 1966-1969. President DeZurik Corporation, Sartell, Minnesota, 1969-1975. Vice president, group executive General Signal Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut, since 1975.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian Universalist

    Membership

    Board directors United Way, St. Cloud, 1973-1975. Member president's advisory committee St. John's University, St. Joseph., Minnesota, 1975-1976. Served with United States Navy, 1944-1946.

    Member Valve Manufacturers Association (director 1970-1977), Air Pollution Control Association, Water Pollution Control Federation.

    Connections

    • Married Harriet Ann Jones, July 27, 1948. Children: Catherine, Carol, Joanne, William J.
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    Born December 17, 1926
    • 1948
      Purdue University
    • 1948 - 1956
      Supervisor industrial engineer, engineering Sylvania Electric Company
      Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1956 - 1964
      associate, Booz
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 1964 - 1966
      director, manufacturing Black
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States
    • 1966 - 1969
      vice president, manufacturing Toledo Scale Company
    • 1969 - 1975
      president, DeZurik Corporation
      Sartell, Minnesota, United States
    • 1975
      vice president, General Signal Corporation
      Stamford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1975
      group executive, General Signal Corporation
      Stamford, Connecticut, United States