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executive , steel company consultant

Paul Norton Wigton, American steel company consultant, former executive. Scholar Henry Roemer Foundation, 1957; scholar American Chemical Society, 1957; named Industrialist of Year Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corporation, 1981, Manager of Year, Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corporation, 1992.

Background

Wigton, Paul Norton was born on August 13, 1932 in Linesville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles and Viola Grace (Dennis) Wigton.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Youngstown State University, 1957a. Postgraduate executive management program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1974. Doctorate (honorary), Youngstown State University, 1980.

Career

General superintendent metal services, Republic Steel Corporation, Warren, Ohio., 1971-1973;assistant to district manager, Republic Steel Corporation, Warren, Ohio., 1973-1975;district manager, Republic Steel Corporation, Warren, Ohio., 1975-1978;assistant vice president operations, Republic Steel Corporation, Cleveland, 1978-1980;vice president steel operations, Republic Steel Corporation, Cleveland, 1980-1983;vice president, general manager flat rolled product group, Republic Steel Corporation, Cleveland, 1983-1984;president tubular products, Ling-Temco-Vought Steel, 1984-1991;retired, Ling-Temco-Vought Steel, 1991;member, Senior Cons. Network Company, Inc., Beachwood, Ohio., 1991-1992;principal, Paul N. Wigton & Associations Consultants, Sarasota, Florida, since 1992.

Membership

Served to corporal United States Army, 1953-1954. Member American Institute of Mining, American Iron and Steel Institute, Association Iron and Steel Engineers (national president 1988). Clubs: Tournament Players (Prestancia-Sarasota, Florida).

Connections

Married Janet Ohl, July 11, 1953. Children: Bruce, Douglas.

father:
Charles Wigton

mother:
Viola Grace (Dennis) Wigton

spouse:
Janet Ohl

child:
Bruce Wigton

child:
Douglas Wigton