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William Quinby Steinmetz

William Quinby Steinmetz, business executive, consultant.


  • Steinmetz, William Quinby was born on January 6, 1932 in Dobbs Ferry, New York, United States. Son of Richard Bird and Charlotte (Quinby) Steinmetz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Cornell University, 1953. BFT, Am Graduate School International management, 1956. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1967.


    • Sales and advertising manager for North Latin American Miles Laboratories, 1957-1960. International manager Proprietary division, Norwich Pharmacal Company, New York City, 1960-1963. Latin American manager Andrew Jergens Company, Cincinnati, 1963-1965.

      President International Business Consultant, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1967-1974, William Steinmetz Associates, San Francisco, 1974-1980, Chapman Williams, San Francisco, since 1980.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member Republican Center State Committee, Marin County Republican Center Committee (president), International Visitors Center, San Francisco. Republican candidate for United States House of Representatives, California 6th congressional District, 1988. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1953-1955.

    Member San San Francisco Chamber of C. (consular affairs committee), World Affairs Council, Harvard Business School Association (vice president), Commonwealth Club.



    Photography, cultural anthropology.


    • Married Judith Chapman, September 30, 1967. Children: Melinda, Robert, James, Liana.
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    • 1953
      Cornell University
    • 1956
      Am Graduate School International management
    • 1967
      Harvard University
    • 1957 - 1960
      Sales and advertising manager, for North Latin American Miles Laboratories
    • 1960 - 1963
      intern, ational manager Proprietary division
    • 1963 - 1965
      Latin American manager, Andrew Jergens Company
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    • 1967 - 1974
      president, International Business Consultant
      San Juan, Argentina
    • 1980
      president, International Business Consultant
      San Francisco, California, United States
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