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William Alexander Pogue, American diversified company executive. Served to captain United States Army, 1945-1954; served with United States Navy.


Pogue, William Alexander was born on July 1, 1927 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States.


Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1950.


Various departments engineering, manufacturing, field construction Chicago Bridge & Iron Company, 1954-1957, sales engineer New York Sales Office, 1957-1964, sales manager, 1964-1968, manager Houston operations, 1968-1971, vice president, manager Southern area operations, 1971-1976, senior vice president, manager operations, 1976-1979, executive vice president, director, from 1979. Senior vice president China Industries Inc., Hinsdale, Illinois, 1979-1981, president, 1981-1982, chairman board, chief executive officer, 1982-1989. Director Northern Trust Company, Nalco Chemical Company.


Served to captain United States Army, 1945-1954. Served with United States Navy.