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Beverage company executive

William Earl Winter was American beverage company executive. Named to Promotion Marketing Hall of Fame, 1979, Beverage World Hall of Fame, 1986.

Background

Winter, William Earl was born on September 21, 1920 in Granite City, Illinois, United States. Son of William M. and Ada M. (Compton) Winter.

Education

AB, University of Illinois, 1942.

Career

With, Seven-Up Company, St. Louis, 1946-1981;vice-president, director marketing, Seven-Up Company, 1969-1971;executive vice president, Seven-Up Company, 1971-1974;president, chief operating officer, Seven-Up Company, 1974-1976;president, chief Executive officer, Seven-Up Company, 1976-1979;Chairman of the Board, Seven-Up Company, 1979-1981;also former director, Seven-Up Companyconsultant, Seven-Up Companychairman emeritus, since 1996;consultant, Cadbury Beverages/Seven-Upchairman emeritus, Cadbury Beverages/Seven-Up, 1996.

Membership

Board of directors Combined Health Appeals American, Young Men’s Christian Association Greater St. Louis, University of Illinois Foundation. Member Executive Board St. Louis Area county Boy Scouts American Captain United States Army, 1942-1946. Member American Marketing Association, Sales and Marketing Executives St. Louis, Promotion Marketing Association American (Chairman of the Board 1971-1972), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Omicron Delta Gamma.

Connections

Married Dorothy E. Schuster, February 20, 1944 (deceased 1976). Children: William C., Douglas E. Married Mildred E. Stiebel, March 18, 1977.

father:
William M. Winter

mother:
Ada M. (Compton) Winter

spouse:
Dorothy E. Schuster

spouse:
Mildred E. Stiebel

child:
William C. Winter

child:
Douglas E. Winter