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Manufacturing executive

William Pearce, American manufacturing executive. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal (3). President National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame, New York City Served to lieutenant United States Navy Air Corps, 1942-1946, PTO. Member of Springdale Golf (Princeton, New Jersey); Pine Valley Golf (Pine Valley, New Jersey).

Background

Pearce, William was born on October 22, 1920 in Cincinnati. Son of Harry Edward and Pearce and Alice Huer.

Education

Student, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1939-1942.

Career

Field representative, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Cincinnati, 1948-1955;regional manager, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Cleveland, 1955-1962;regional manager, Coca-Cola Bottling Company. New York City, 1962-1970;vice president, Coca-Cola Bottling Company of New York, New York City, 1970-1982;senior vice president corporation affairs, Coca-Cola Bottling Company of New York, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1982-1986. President New York Soft Drink Association, New York City, 1985-1986, New Jersey Soft Drink Association, Princeton, New Jersey, 1983-1985, New York Food Industry Execs Council, 1980-1983, founder.

Membership

President National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame, New York City Served to lieutenant United States Navy Air Corps, 1942-1946, PTO. Member of Springdale Golf (Princeton, New Jersey). Pine Valley Golf (Pine Valley, New Jersey).

Connections

Married Shirley Eleanore Theler, July 19, 1944. Children: William Junior, Barbara Ann, Thomas Arthur.

father:
Harry Edward Pearce

mother:
Pearce

spouse:
Shirley Eleanore Theler

child:
William Junior Pearce

child:
Barbara Ann Pearce

child:
Thomas Arthur Pearce