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Construction company executive

Warren William Bestwick was American construction company executive. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross (3), Air medal (7).


Bestwick, Warren William was born on June 27, 1922 in Missoula, Montana, United States. Son of William Andrew and Beatrice Anna (Eddy) Bestwick.


Student, Glendale College, 1941. Student, University Montana, 1942. Bachelor, University Washington, 1949.

Postgraduate, University Washington, 1950.


Senior accountant, Frederick & Nelson, Seattle, 1950;contractor, business manager, Virginia Mason Hospital, Seattle, 1958-1964;contractor, Bumstead Woolford Company, Seattle, 1964-1968;contractor, treasurer, Washington Asphalt Company, Seattle, 1968-1972;executive vice president, secretary, treasurer, Wilder Construction Company, Inc., Bellingham, Washington, 1972-1977;president, chief operating officer, Chief Financial Officer, Wilder Construction Company, Inc., Bellingham, Washington, 1977-1989;vice-chairman, Wilder Construction Company, Inc., Bellingham, Washington, 1989-1992;retired, 1992.


Past board directors Consumers Choice, Bellingham. Board governors Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle. Past chairman Area IV advisory board Washington Department Commerce and Economic Development.

Past director, vice chairman Mount Baker Bank, Bellingham. Past board directors advisory board Mount Baker Council Boy Scouts American Colonel, pilot United States Marine Corps Reserve. Commanding officer Marine Air Reserve Squadron, Marine Air Reserve Group.

Member Association Washington Business (past director), Whatcom County Development Council (past director and president), Bellingham Chamber of Commerce (past director), Shukson Foundation (past director, president, board directors), Marine Reserve Officers Association (past director Seattle), Reserve Officers Association, Marine Corps League, The Beavers (Construction honorary, emeritus), United for Washington(past director), University Washington Alumni Association, Military Officers Association, Marine Aviation Association, World Affairs Council, Washington Athletic Club (Seattle), Rotary (past president), Washington State Hospital Accountants Association (past director, president).


Married Glenette Haas, September 11, 1949. Children: Sharon Kaye, Carol Eddy, Jan Marie.

William Andrew Bestwick

Beatrice Anna (Eddy) Bestwick

Glenette Haas

Sharon Kaye Bestwick

Carol Eddy Bestwick

Jan Marie Bestwick