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investment counselor

William B. Astrop, American investment counselor. Chartered Financial Analyst. Board directors Carlos Museum Emory University, Atlanta, since 1984, Atlanta Growth Fund Inc.; board directors, former president High Museum, Atlanta, since 1971; national board directors Boys & Girls Clubs American, Atlanta, since 1987. Lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve (retired), 1953-1957. Member Piedmont Driving Club.

Background

Astrop, William B. was born on September 22, 1929 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of Robert Collins and Arretha Robertson (Bowen) Astrop.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Richmond, 1950. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1953.

Career

Vice-president, director, Florida Capital Corporation, Palm Beach, 1960-1963;vice president, Stone & Webster Securities Corporation, New York City, 1963-1969;vice-president, director, UniCapital Corporation, Atlanta, 1969-1970;chairman, Atlanta Capital Management Company, 1970-1982;chairman, Astrop Advisory Corporation, Atlanta, since 1982.

Achievements

  • Chartered Financial Analyst.

Membership

Board of directors Carlos Museum Emory University, Atlanta, since 1984, Atlanta Growth Fund Inc. Board directors, former president High Museum, Atlanta, since 1971. National board directors Boys & Girls Clubs American, Atlanta, since 1987.

Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve (retired), 1953-1957. Member Piedmont Driving Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, travel, jogging, reading.

Connections

Married Jean Trimmer, September 16, 1963. Children: William B. Junior, Douglas D.

father:
Robert Collins Astrop

mother:
Arretha Robertson (Bowen) Astrop

spouse:
Jean Trimmer

children:
William B. Junior Astrop

Douglas D. Astrop