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William Barrett Taylor. III

international marketing executive , lawyer

William Barrett Taylor, III, American international marketing executive, lawyer. Member Trans Atlantic council Boy Scouts American, 1960-1962.


III, William Barrett Taylor, was born on July 7, 1919 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States. Son of William Barrett, II, and Frances Dinsdale (Swann) T.


Bachelor of Arts, University Tennessee, 1941. Juris Doctor, University Florida, 1950. Postgraduate Oxford University, 1943, George Washington University, 1948, University Denver, 1957, University Maryland, 1958.


Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1941, advanced through grades to colonel, 1954. With 8th Air Force, 1942-1945. With Office of Legislative Liaison, Office Secretary of Air Force, 1950-1954.

Assistant chief of staff, chief of staff United States Air Force Academy, 1955-1958. With Joint United States Military Group, Spain, 1958-1962. With Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense, 1962-1964.

Retired, 1964; international liaison McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Washington, 1964-1975. Director international development Lykes Youngstown Corporation, 1975-1977. President Wm. B. Taylor Associates, since 1978.

Commissioner South Pacific Commission, Noumea, New Caledonia, 1969, senior commissioner, 1970-1974, with rank of deputy assistant secretary of state. Vice president Taylor Brothers, Inc., Winston-Salem, 1947-1950.


  • Author: Pictorial History 14th Combat Bomb Wing, 1946.


Member Trans Atlantic council Boy Scouts American, 1960-1962.


Children– Sally Hill (Mistress Christopher Brunton), William Barrett IV, Richard A., Michael A.

William Barrett T.

Frances Dinsdale (Swann) T.

Sally Hill III (Mistress Christopher Brunton)

William Barrett IV III

Richard A. III

Michael A. III