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William Collins Hushing Edit Profile

Manufacturing executive

William Collins Hushing was American manufacturing executive. Decorated Navy Commendation medal, Legion of Merit with Star. Member American Society Naval Engineers.

Background

Hushing, William Collins was born on January 22, 1918 in St. Louis. Son of Sumner Kinney and Anne (Sandner) Hushing.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, United States Naval Academy, 1939. Master of Science in Naval Construction and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1944. Student, Harvard Business School, 1962.

Doctor of Science (honorary), University New Hampshire, 1968.

Career

Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1939;advanced through grades to rear admiral, United States Navy, 1967;aide, special assistant to chief, (Bureau Ships), 1955-1957;industrial engineer, comptroller, United States Naval Shipyard, Mare Island, California, 1957-1960;supervisor shipbuilding, United States Navy, Electric Boat division General dynamics corporation, Groton, Connecticut, 1960-1964;commander, Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, N.H., 1964-1969;retired, 1969;executive vice president, Bath Iron Works, 1969-1970;president, Forster Manufacturing Company, Inc., 1970-1972;management consultant, Kensington Management Cons., Inc., Stamford, Connecticut, 1972-1978;president, Maine Multi-Power, Inc., Bath, 1979-1991.

Membership

Member American Society Naval Engineers.

Connections

Married Mary Hardy, January 10, 1946 (deceased 1986). Children: Druscilla (deceased), Rebecca Annual.

father:
Sumner Kinney Hushing

mother:
Anne (Sandner) Hushing

spouse:
Mary Hardy

child:
Druscilla Hushing (deceased)

child:
Rebecca Annual Hushing