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William B. Schwartz,, American ambassador. Recipient Man of Year award American Jewish Committee, 1972.


Schwartz,, William B. was born on November 14, 1921 in Atlanta. Son of William B. and Ruth (Kuhn) Schwartz.


Bachelor of Science, University North Carolina, 1942.


Various positions, then vice president, National Service Industries, Atlanta, 1945-1968;president, Weine Investment Corporation, Atlanta, 1969-1977;ambassador to Bahamas, 1977-1981;board directors, Weine Investment Corporationboard directors, Balco Energyboard directors, Phenix Supplyboard directors, Artex International.


Member president's council Brandeis University, since 1966, chancellor's club University North Carolina, Board Councillors Carter Center, Emory University. Trustee, past chairman Atlanta chapter American Jewish Committee. Chairman Chatham Valley Foundation.

Board directors Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, 1969-1976, vice chairman, 1971-1973. Board directors Big Brothers Atlanta, Atlanta Jewish Welfare Federation. Former member President's Council Oglethorp University.

Former member board directors Jewish Home for the Aged. Chairman board visitors Emory University, 1966-1974. Served with United States Navy, 1942-1945.

Member Council American Ambassadors Clubs: Standard (Atlanta), Commerce (Atlanta). East Hill (Nassau), Lyford Cay (Nassau). Longboat Key (Florida).

City (Sarasota). Lodges: B'nai Brith, Masons, Shriners.


Married Sonia Weinberg, December 3, 1942. Children– William B., Arthur Jay, Robert C.

William B. Schwartz,

Ruth (Kuhn) Schwartz,

Sonia Weinberg

William B. Schwartz,

Arthur Jay Schwartz,

Robert C. Schwartz,