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Paul Bentley Haigwood

officer , company executive

Paul Bentley Haigwood, American manufacturing company executive, former marine corps officer. Decorated Legion of Merit. Member American Society Corporate Secretaries, Retired Officers Association.

Background

Haigwood, Paul Bentley was born on December 25, 1922 in N. Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of Thomas Jefferson and Octavia (Bentley) Haigwood.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Commerce, University North Carolina, 1947. Master of Arts in Personnel Management, George Washington University, 1963. Master of Science in International Affairs, George Washington University, 1969.

Career

Business management trainee General Electric Company, Schenectady, 1947-1951. Commissioned 1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps, 1951, advanced through grades to colonel, 1968. Senior marine advisor Thai Marine Corps., 1960-1963.

Commander battalion 6th Marines, 1963-1965, regimental Commander, 1969-1970. Plans officer Vietnam, 1965-1966. Chief staff 2d marine division, 1970-1971.

Chief staff III Marine Amphibious Forces, Vietnam, 1972-1973. Retired, 1973; assistant secretary American Machine and Foundry Inc., White Plains, New York, 1973-1976, vice president, secretary, since 1976. Also director numerous subsidiary.

Membership

Member American Society Corporate Secretaries, Retired Officers Association.

Connections

Married Nancy Dobbins, April 21, 1945. 1 daughter, Nancy Logan Haigwood.