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William Jenkins, American building materials and property development company executive.

Background

Jenkins, William was born on February 15, 1920 in Mystic, Iowa, United States. Son of William and Agnes (Gallager) Jenkins.

Education

Bachelor, Drake University, 1941.

Career

Accountant, General Motors Corporation, Kansas City, Kansas, 1941-1942;accountant, Menasco Manufacturing Company, Los Angeles, 1946-1947;president, chief Executive officer, Conrock Company, Los Angeles, 1947-1984;Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, CalMat Company (merger Conrock Company and California Portland Cement), Los Angeles, 1984-1988;Chairman of the Board, CalMat Company (merger Conrock Company and California Portland Cement), Los Angeles, since 1988. Board directors CalMat Properties Company, Los Angeles, CalMat of Arizona, Phoenix, CalMat of Center California, Allied Concrete and Materials Company, California PortlandCement Company.

Achievements

  • Avocation: golf.

Membership

Trustee United for California, Costa Mesa. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1942-1946. Member California Manufacturers Association (board directors, chairman 1980-1981), Southern California Ready Mixed Concrete Association (board directors, past president), Portland Cement Association (director), president, Chairman.1985-1988), National Sand and Gravel Association (director), Chairman, Board Of Directors 1982-1983), California Club, Jonathan Club, Hacienda Golf Club, Beavers (board directors).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf.

Connections

Married Barbara Jane Crafts, June 4, 1944. Children– Kathryn Ann, Thomas William.

father:
William Jenkins

mother:
Agnes (Gallager) Jenkins

spouse:
Barbara Jane Crafts

child:
Kathryn Ann Jenkins

child:
Thomas William Jenkins