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William Andros Barron

business executive

William Andros Barron, business executive. Awarded Legion of Merit. Trustee Massachusetts Memorial Hospitals, Boston; president secretary board of trustees Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts; member board overseers Boys Club of Boston, Inc. Served with United States Army, 1917-1919.

Background

Barron, William Andros was born on December 16, 1892 in Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Andros and Mary Lawrence (Todd) Barron.

Education

Graduate Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts, 1910. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1914.

Career

Partner, investment firm White, Weld & Company, New York, Boston, 1914-1945. Chairman The Gillette Company, 1945-1956. Director Incorporated Investors, Boston Safe Deposit & Trust Company, Greenville Electric Light Company, St. Croix Paper Company Trustee Suffolk Savings Bank for Seamen and others.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1917-1919. Clubs: Manchester Yacht, Country (Brookline, Massachusetts).

Connections

Married Emily Wesselhoeft, July 10, 1920 (died August 24, 1945).; married second Josephine T. Dyer, June 28, 1946. Children: William Andros III, Richards Bradley.

father:
William Andros Barron

mother:
Mary Lawrence (Todd) Barron

spouses:
Emily Wesselhoeft

2d Josephine T. Dyer

children:
William Andros III Barron

Richards Bradley Barron