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William Pearce

William Pearce, American manufacturing executive. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal (3). President National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame, New York City Served to lieutenant United States Navy Air Corps, 1942-1946, PTO. Member of Springdale Golf (Princeton, New Jersey); Pine Valley Golf (Pine Valley, New Jersey).

Background

  • Pearce, William was born on October 22, 1920 in Cincinnati. Son of Harry Edward and Pearce and Alice Huer.

  • Education

    • Student, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1942.

    Career

    • Field representative Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Cincinnati, 1948-1955, regional manager Cleveland, 1955-1962, New York City, 1962-1970. Vice president Coca-Cola Bottling Company of New York, 1970-1982, senior vice president corporation affairs Greenwich, Connecticut, 1982-1986. President New York Soft Drink Association, New York City, 1985-1986, New Jersey Soft Drink Association, Princeton, New Jersey, 1983-1985, New York Food Industry Execs Council, 1980-1983, founder.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    President National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame, New York City Served to lieutenant United States Navy Air Corps, 1942-1946, PTO. Member of Springdale Golf (Princeton, New Jersey). Pine Valley Golf (Pine Valley, New Jersey).

    Connections

    • Married Shirley Eleanore Theler, July 19, 1944. Children: William Junior, Barbara Ann, Thomas Arthur.
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    Born October 22, 1920
    Died May 21, 1994
    (aged 73)
    • 1942
      Miami University
    • 1948 - 1955
      Field representative Coca-Cola Bottling Company
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    • 1962 - 1970
      Field representative Coca-Cola Bottling Company
    • 1982 - 1986
      vice president, Coca-Cola Bottling Company of New York
      Connecticut, United States

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