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Manufacturing company executive

William Charles Musham, American Retired manufacturing company executive ( ind: manufacturing, Retired)manufacturing company executive. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma.


Musham, William Charles was born on November 26, 1915 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John William and Ella (McNellis) Musham.


Bachelor of Science in Mech. Engineering, Purdue University, 1938;postgraduate Harvard School Business Administration, 1938-1939. Master of Business Administration, University of Chicago, 1949.


November 1975); children— William C., Catherine, Mary Ellen. Married second, Bettye Martin, August 4, 1979. 1 stepdau., Claudia Koeze.

With Imperial Brass, Chicago, 1939-1941. Assistant.to executive vice president Imperial Eastman, Chicago, 1946-1950, executive vice president, 1950-1958,president, chief Executive officer, 1958-1968. President chief Executive officer I-T-EImperial Corporation, Philadelphia, 1968-1976, also director.

Chairman Gear, Inc., New York City. Rome Cable, Gear Inc. Instructor executive program University of Chicago, 1966, guest lecturer quarterly, 1966-1968.

Guest lecturer Dartmouth College, 1977. American Management Association Seminars. President council Purdue University.

Trustee Fenwick High.


Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Union League, Economic, Society Automotive Engineers, Union League(Philadelphia), Pi Tau Sigma, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi.


Married Mary A. Swope, December 22, 1945 (deceased November 1975). Children: William C., Catherine, Mary Ellen. Married Bettye Martin, August 4, 1979.

1 stepchild Claudia Koeze.

John William Musham

Ella (McNellis) Musham

Mary A. Swope

Bettye Martin

William C. Musham

Catherine Musham

Mary Ellen Musham