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William Benjamin Welch

William Benjamin Welch, American manufacturing executive. Member Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, president, 1984; Member of Country Club Mobile.


  • Welch, William Benjamin was born on August 6, 1922 in Meridian, Mississippi, United States. Son of Clarence Hoye and Leila Mae (Johnson) Welch.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Alabama, 1947.


    • With Lerio Corporation, Mobile, 1948—1979, president, since 1979. Lieutenant United States Air Force, 1943-1945.


    A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    The Gospel shows the manner and the necessary work to be done, by which salvation can be achieved. This is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living.

    Denomination: Methodist


    God enables every person to resist evil, by accepting forgiveness and liberation, and willing to be open to the Holy Spirit.


    Member Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, president, 1984. Member of Country Club Mobile.


    • Married Glo Boykin, July 12, 1947. Children: Betsy Bailey, William B.
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    • 1947
      University Alabama
    • 1948 - 1979
      With Lerio Corporation
      Mobile, Alabama, United States