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Corporation executive

James Peter Williams, American corporation executive.

Background

Williams, James Peter was born on April 13, 1884 in Henrico County, Virginia, United States. Son of James Peter and Anna Page (Kinckle) Williams.

Education

Student of University Virginia, 1903-1905.

Career

Mining and construction engineering since 1905. President, Chairman of the Board Koppers Company, 1941-1947, chairman, 1947-1949. Director Virginia Railway Company, Fidelity Trust Company, Flannery Bolt Company, trustee, Dollar Savings Bank, member American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, National Coal Association (president 1936-1937).

Membership

Clubs: Duquesne, Fox Chapel Golf (Pittsburgh), Pittsburgh Golf.

Connections

Married Virginia Watkins Carrington, September 4, 1912. Children: James Peter III, Nancy Carrington, Nell Baskerville.

father:
James Peter Williams

mother:
Anna Page (Kinckle) Williams

spouse:
Virginia Watkins Carrington

children:
James Peter III Williams

Nancy Carrington Williams

Nell Baskerville Williams