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Diversified manufacturing company executive

William MARQUARD, business executive. Conference Board; Business Committee the Arts, British-N. American Committee, Board of Trustees, Foundation of University of the Americas (Mexico).


MARQUARD, William was born on March 6, 1920 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Albert and Ann (nee Wild) Marquard.


Bachelor of Science, University of Pennsylvania, 1940;HHD (honorary), University Puebla (Mexico).


With, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Pittsburgh and Mexico City, 1940-1952;with, Mosler Safe Company, Hamilton, Ohio., 1952-1967;senior vice president, Mosler Safe Company, Hamilton, Ohio., 1961-1967;president, Mosler Safe Company, Hamilton, Ohio., 1967-1970;with, American Standard, Inc., New York City, since 1967;senior executive vice president, American Standard, Inc., New York City, 1970;president, chief Executive officer, American Standard, Inc., New York City, 1971-1985;also chairman, American Standard, Inc., New York City, 1971-1986;chairman of the executive committee, American Standard, Inc., New York City, from 1985;now chairman, American Standard, Inc. subsidiary Applied Science International Holding Corporation, New York City. Board directors Chemical New York Corporation, Chemical Bank, New York Life Insurance Company, Shell OilCo., N.L. Industries, Inc., Allied Stores. Chairman, board directors ArkansasBest Corporation.


Trustee University Pennsylvania, New York City Citizens Budget Commission, New York Infirmary-Beekman Downtown Hospital, Washington Opera, Foundation of University Americans, Committee Economic Development. Board overseers Wharton School Business, Business Committee for Arts, British-N. American Committee. Member Committee Corporation Support Private Universities.

Board directors National Minority Purchasing Council. Member Conference Board (senior ).


Married Margaret Thoben, August 13, 1942. Children: Pamela, Suzanne, Stephen.

William Albert Marquard

Anne (Wild) Marquard

Margaret Thoben

Pamela Marquard

Suzanne Marquard

Stephen Marquard