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chemical company executive

William Beacom Hirons was American chemical company executive. Chairman Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation, 1999-2001. 1st lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945.

Background

Hirons, William Beacom was born on March 28, 1922 in Wilmington, Delaware, United States. Son of John Wilbur and Bernie Mae (Walls) Hirons.

Education

Bachelor, Dartmouth College, 1946. Master of Business Administration, Dartmouth College, 1947. Graduate, Goldey Beacom College, 1940.

Career

Business analyst, then manager business analysis E.I. DuPont DeNemours, Wilmington, 1947-1959. Treasurer DuPont subsidiary, The Hague, The Netherlands, 1959-1962. Control superintendent Nylon Plant, Martinsville, Virginia, 1962-1964.

Manager European business analysis DuPont, Geneva, 1964-1969, managing director United Kingdom subsidiary London, 1969-1979, assistant director Europe Wilmington, 1979-1983.

Membership

Chairman Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation, 1999-2001. 1st lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, golf.

Connections

Married Eleanor R. Russell, July 21, 1945 (deceased July 1994). Children: Molly, Allen. Married Marjorie M. Wright, August 5, 1995.

father:
John Wilbur Hirons

mother:
Bernie Mae (Walls) Hirons

spouse:
Eleanor R. Russell

spouse:
Marjorie M. Wright

child:
Molly Hirons

child:
Allen Hirons