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Diversified manufacturing company executive

William Duane Atteberry, American diversified manufacturing company executive. Recipient Engineering Alumnus award University Southern California, 1979, Great Living Cincinnatian award, 1988.


Atteberry, William Duane was born on March 24, 1920 in Decatur, Illinois, United States. Son of William Herman and Lucile (Hunter) Atteberry.


Bachelor of Engineering, University Southern California, 1943. Doctor of Business Administration (honorary), Ohio Northern University, 1993.


Engineer, P.R. Mallory & Company, Indianapolis, 1946;vice president, Western Lead Products Company, Los Angeles, 1946-1951;engineer, production manager chemicals and metals division, Eagle-Picher Company, Cincinnati, 1951-1960;president chemicals and metals division, Eagle-Picher Industries, Inc., Cincinnati, 1960-1965;executive vice president corporation, Eagle-Picher Industries, Inc., Cincinnati, 1965-1967;president, Eagle-Picher Industries, Inc., Cincinnati, 1967-1978;Chairman of the Board, Eagle-Picher Industries, Inc., Cincinnati, 1978-1985;chief Executive officer, Eagle-Picher Industries, Inc., Cincinnati, 1968-1982;also director, chairman of the executive committee, Eagle-Picher Industries, Inc., Cincinnati. Director Fifth-Third Bank Cincinnati, 1st National Bank Joplin, Missouri, Empire District Electric Company, Xtek Inc., Kroger Company, Vulcan Materials Company, Western So.Life Insurance Company.


Chairman board directors Bethesda Hospital, board directors Joplin Young Men’s Christian Association. Trustee Ohio Northern U., Boys Club Cincinnati. Director Greater Cincinnati Foundation Served to captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1943-1946, PTO. Member American Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum Engineers, American Zinc Institute (board directors, vice president), Queen City Club (Board of Governors 1981-1990, vice president 1988), Cincinnati Country Club, Tippecanoe Lake Country Club, Hole-in-the-Wall Golf Club, Naples Yacht Club, Bankers Club, Commercial Club (president 1987-1988), Sigma Chi.


Married Doris Jean Walker, December 19, 1946. Children: William Thomas, James Norman, Thomas Hunter.

William Herman Atteberry

Lucile (Hunter) Atteberry

Doris Jean Walker

William Thomas Atteberry

James Norman Atteberry

Thomas Hunter Atteberry