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William Heller

printer , lithographer , paper manufacturer.

William Heller, American printer, lithographer, paper manufacturer. Award Com. Member Candy Kettle Award Committee to select winner of Confectionery Industry Oscar. Named Distinguished American Printer, American Printer Magazine, 1953. One of 12 honorary mems. International Printing Pressman and Assts. Union; member Newcomen Society N. American; Club: Milwaukee Athletic.

Background

Heller, William was born on October 24, 1885 in Milwaukee. Son of Ignatz Leopold and Agnes (Hollerstein) Heller.

Education

Student in public schools.

Career

With Milprint, Inc., Milwaukee, since 1901, executive vice president, 1909-1951, president, 1947-1951, chairman board, 1951-1958, made honorary chairman, 1958. President Nicolet Paper Corporation, West DePere, Wisconsin, 1946-1958, now director Active in developing packaging industry throughout world, travelling extensively in this connection. Pioneered in techniques for the printing and fabrication of cellophane, glassine and aluminum foil.

Membership

Member Candy Kettle Award Committee to select winner of Confectionery Industry Oscar. Named Distinguished American Printer, American Printer Magazine, 1953. One of 12 honorary mems.

International Printing Pressman and Assts. Union; member Newcomen Society N. American. Club: Milwaukee Athletic.

Connections

Married Ethel Marion Hefter, July 6, 1921. Children: William, James Kenneth.

father:
Ignatz Leopold Heller

mother:
Agnes (Hollerstein) Heller

spouse:
Ethel Marion Hefter

children:
William Heller

James Kenneth Heller