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Foreign trade specialist , consultant , arbitrator

H. William Galland, German foreign trade specialist, arbitrator, consultant. Arbitrator: American Arbitration Association 1951.


Galland, H. William was born on February 28, 1915 in Berlin. Arrived in the United States, 1948. Son of Leopold and Magarete (Cohn) Galland.


Manager foreign department Libreria Seeber, Florence, Italy, 1937—1938. Branch manager Gresham Assurance Company, Madras, India, 1944—1947. President and director Alfred Kramer & Co, New York City, 1949—1968, H. Wm.

Galland Corporation, Manhasset, 1968—1969. Executive director United States Shellac Importers Association, since 1971. Director H. Wm. Galland Corporation, Islip, New York.

Chairman board Latin American Development Company Ltd., New York City, 1979—1984. Consultant United States Agency for International Development, Washington and New Delhi, 1968—1970, American Bleached Shellac Manufacturers Assn, 1980—1988.


  • Arbitrator: American Arbitration Association 1951.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Survey of India's Export Potential of Shellac, 1970. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Chairman Zoning Appeals Board, Great Neck, New York, 1958—1961. Trustee and acting mayor Village of Great Neck, 1961—1964. Mayor Village of Plandome Heights, Plandome Heights, 1970—1974.

Committeeman Nassau County Republican Committee, Manhasset, 1970—1973. Member of United States Shellac Importers Association (board director since 1949, president 1964-1966), American Arbitration Association, American Bleached Shellac Manufacturers Association (associate).


Married Rachel Zakkai, January 25, 1942. Children: Leopold David, Olga Miriam Galland Cohen.

Leopold Galland

Magarete (Cohn) Galland

Rachel Zakkai

Leopold David Galland

Olga Miriam Galland Cohen Galland