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William Maxwell Scranton

William Maxwell Scranton, American manufacturing company executive, consultant.

Background

  • Scranton, William Maxwell was born on March 1, 1921 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Henry and Dorothy (Bessell) Scranton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Princeton University, 1942. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1948.

    Career

    • With Pratt & Whitney Aircraft division United Aircraft Crop., East Hartford, Connecticut, 1942-1946, 48-50, MPB Corporation, Keene, New Hampshire, 1950-1977, executive vice president, 1953-1962, president, 1962-1977, director, 1959-1976. President, director Beede Electrical Instrument Company Inc., 1977-1982. Consultant, since 1983.

      Member advisory board Kearsarge Ventures, LP, Manchester, New Hampshire. Director Summa Four, Inc.

    Connections

    • Married Andrea Orne Abbott, September 24, 1949 (deceased October 1991). Children: John Selden and Nancy Orne (Mistress Don J. Sporborg) (twins), James Maxwell, Sarah Abbott.
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    • 1942
      Princeton University
    • 1948
      Harvard University
    • 1942 - 1946
      With Pratt & Whitney Aircraft division United Aircraft Crop.
      East Hartford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1950 - 1977
      With Pratt & Whitney Aircraft division United Aircraft Crop.
      Keene, New Hampshire, United States
    • 1977 - 1982
      president, Beede Electrical Instrument Company Incorporated
    • 1977 - 1982
      director, Beede Electrical Instrument Company Incorporated
    • 1983
      consultant
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