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William Lyle Hansberger

William Lyle Hansberger, American manufacturing executive.

Background

  • Hansberger, William Lyle was born on December 22, 1921 in Worthington, Minnesota, United States. Son of Floyd Lester and Edith May (Vail) Hansberger.

  • Education

    • Student, Dunwoody Institute, 1942. Student, International Business Machines Corporation, 1944.

    Career

    • Engineer trainee International Business Machines Corporation, Chicago and Endicott, New York, 1942-1945. Design engineer National Acoustic Products, Chicago, 1944-1946. Owner Hansberger Tool & Die, 1946-1947.

      Owner, founder Sportsmans Golf (Ram Golf), 1948. President Sportsmans-Ram Golf, 1948-1970. Vice president manufacturing and research Ram Golf, 1970-1975, 91—, vice president, chairman board Pontotoc and Melrose Park, Illinois, 1980-1990, Melrose Park, 1980-1990.

      Vice president manufacturing and research Colgate, Pontotoc, Mississippi, 1975-1980. Also board directors Ram Golf, Chicago. Owner and executive vice president Hansberger Precision Golf, Pontotoc, Mississippi, since 1993.

    Membership

    Education advisor Itawamba Junior College, Fulton, Mississippi, 1982. Advisor external research advisory committee Mississippi State University, Starkville, since 1990. President Rotary, Pontotoc, 1970, Northeast Emergency Medical Services Council, Pontotoc, 1978.

    Board directors, Mississippi Health Council, Pontooc, 1976. Member Young President Organization (elected member Chicago chapter).

    Personality

    Interests

    Cattle, horses.

    Connections

    • Married Constance Benna, August 20, 1944 (divorced 1962). Children: Thomas, Gerald, Patricia. Married Clytee Smith, November 29, 1985.

      Children: Lisa, Joey, Susan.
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    Born December 22, 1921
    • 1942
      Dunwoody Institute
    • 1944
      International Business Machines Corporation
    • 1942 - 1945
      Engineer, trainee International Business Machines Corporation
      New York, United States
    • 1944 - 1946
      design engineer, National Acoustic Products
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1946 - 1947
      owner Hansberger Tool & Die
    • 1948
      owner
    • 1948 - 1970
      president, Sportsmans-Ram Golf
    • 1975 - 1980
      vice president, manufacturing and research Colgate
      Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States
    • 1980 - 1990
      vice president, manufacturing and research Ram Golf
      Melrose Park, Illinois, United States
    • 1993
      owner and executive, vice president Hansberger Precision Golf
      Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States
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