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Paul Bentley Haigwood

Paul Bentley Haigwood, American manufacturing company executive, former marine corps officer. Decorated Legion of Merit. Member American Society Corporate Secretaries, Retired Officers Association.

Background

  • Haigwood, Paul Bentley was born on December 25, 1922 in N. Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of Thomas Jefferson and Octavia (Bentley) Haigwood.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Commerce, University North Carolina, 1947. Master of Arts in Personnel Management, George Washington University, 1963. Master of Science in International Affairs, George Washington University, 1969.

    Career

    • Business management trainee General Electric Company, Schenectady, 1947-1951. Commissioned 1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps, 1951, advanced through grades to colonel, 1968. Senior marine advisor Thai Marine Corps., 1960-1963.

      Commander battalion 6th Marines, 1963-1965, regimental Commander, 1969-1970. Plans officer Vietnam, 1965-1966. Chief staff 2d marine division, 1970-1971.

      Chief staff III Marine Amphibious Forces, Vietnam, 1972-1973. Retired, 1973; assistant secretary American Machine and Foundry Inc., White Plains, New York, 1973-1976, vice president, secretary, since 1976. Also director numerous subsidiary.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member American Society Corporate Secretaries, Retired Officers Association.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Dobbins, April 21, 1945. 1 daughter, Nancy Logan Haigwood.
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    • 1947
      University North Carolina
    • 1963
      George Washington University
    • 1969
      George Washington University
    • 1947 - 1951
      Business management, trainee General Electric Company
      Schenectady, New York, United States
    • 1951
      commissioned 1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps
    • 1960 - 1963
      senior, marine advisor Thai Marine Corps
    • 1963 - 1965
      Commander battalion 6th Marines
    • 1965 - 1966
      plans officer, Vietnam
    • 1968
      commissioned 1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps
    • 1969 - 1970
      Commander battalion 6th Marines
    • 1970 - 1971
      chief staff 2d marine division
    • 1972 - 1973
      chief staff The third Marine Amphibious Forces
      Vietnam
    • 1973 - 1976
      assistant, secretary American Machine and Foundry Incorporated
      White Plains, New York, United States
    • 1973
      retired
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