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company executive

Leslie August Willig was American photography equipment manufacturing company executive. Recipient Distinguished Public Service award Navy Department, 1973.

Background

Willig, Leslie August was born on January 29, 1926 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Son of August Aloysius and Laura Elizabeth Willig.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Purdue University, 1947. Master of Arts, University Louisville, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1956.

Career

Assistant dean of men University Iowa, Iowa City, 1954-1956. Assistant director, associate professor Purdue University, Fort Wayne, 1956-1960. Executive vice president Tri-State University, Angola, Indiana, 1960-1970.

Vice president, board directors Bankers Investment Corporation, Fort Wayne, 1966-1975. Chairman board directors, chief executive officer, president Photo Control Corporation, Minneapolis, from 1974. Business broker and consultant management, Fort Wayne, since 1970.

Secretary, board directors North Snow Bay, Inc.

Membership

Chairman International Science Fair Council, 1967. Co-founder, board directors Science Education Foundation Indiana, since 1963, chairman, 1986-1988. Served to captain United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1947, 51-53.

Member American Psychological Association, Midwest Psychological Association, Naval Reserve Association (national president 1971-1973, Merit award 1974). Clubs: Summit (Fort Wayne).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: boating, fishing, aviation.

Connections

Children: Constance J. Willig Hansen, Diana K. Willig Osborne, Larry A., Rosanne M. Willig Johnson, Laura L. Willig Wells.

father:
August Aloysius

mother:
Laura Elizabeth Willig

child:
Constance J. Willig Hansen Willig

child:
Diana K. Willig Osborne Willig

child:
Larry A. Willig

child:
Rosanne M. Willig Johnson Willig

child:
Laura L. Willig Wells Willig