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William Manley Voigt

William Manley Voigt, American state agency executive director. Named one of Outstanding Young Men of America, Birmingham Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1971, Alabama Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1972, Outstanding Jaycee, Alabama Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1972; recipient Peggy Spain McDonald award Community Educational Council, 1985.

Background

  • Voigt, William Manley was born on December 21, 1938 in San Luis Obispo, California, United States. Son of Milton Joseph and Jessie (Sartain) Voigt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Auburn University, 1960. Master of Business Administration, University Alabama, Birmingham, 1972.

    Career

    • Assistant manager commercial loans First National Bank, Birmingham, 1961-1970. Director auxiliary services University Alabama, 1970-1974. Executive director Operation New Birmingham, 1974-1978.

      Director trade development Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, 1978-1985. Vice chairman Birmingham Parking Authority, 1972-1985, executive director, since 1985. President American Institute Banking, Birmingham, 1967-1968.

      Vice chairman Birmingham Parking Authoriy, Birmingham, 1972-1985.

    Politics

    Government is ordained by God to reward good and to punish evil.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Creed or other statements should be rejected as they may compromise each believer’s obligation to interpret Scripture under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and within the community of faith.

    Views

    Language of a derogatory nature (with regard to race, nationality, ethnic background, gender, sexuality, and physical differences) does not reflect value for one another and contradicts the Christian teaching.

    Membership

    President March of Dimes, Birmingham, 1978, United Cerebral Palsy, Birmingham, 1981, Lung Association, Birmingham, 1986. Served to colonel Alabama National Guard, since 1961. Member Institutional and Municipal Parking Congress (president 1980-1986, chairman board), Downtown Action Committee (executive committee).

    Connections

    • Married Linda Marie Hargrove, December 19, 1959. Children: David, Diane.
    • father: Milton Joseph Voigt
    • mother: Jessie (Sartain) Voigt
    • spouse: Linda Marie Hargrove
    • children: David Voigt
    • Diane Voigt
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    • 1960
      Auburn University
    • 1972
      University Alabama
    • 1961 - 1970
      Assistant, manager commercial loans First National Bank
      Birmingham, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    • 1970 - 1974
      director, auxiliary services University Alabama
    • 1974 - 1978
      executive, director Operation New Birmingham
    • 1978 - 1985
      director, trade development Birmingham C. of C.