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Publishing executive

William Franklin Robertson, American Publishing executive. Past trustee Virginia Baptist Homes; trustee, treasurer Baptist Mins. Relief FundVa.; endowment fund trustee Richmond Baptist Association; Member Institute Newspaper Contrs. and Finance Officers (past director), Administrative Management Society (president Richmond chapter 1964-1965), Finance Executives Institute, Phi Delta Theta.

Background

Robertson, William Franklin was born on September 1, 1917 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Joseph William and Nancy Lucretia (Brooks) Robertson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Richmond, 1938.

Career

Manager office, Richmond Newspapers, Inc., 1941-1946;credit manager, contractor, Richmond Newspapers, Inc., 1946-1966;assistant treasurer, Richmond Newspapers, Inc., 1966-1968;treasurer, assistant secretary, Richmond Newspapers, Inc., 1968-1987;consultant, Richmond Newspapers, Inc., 1987-1994. Vice president, treasurer, assistant secretary Media General, Inc., 1977-1987. Consultant 1987-1994.

Membership

Past trustee Virginia Baptist Homes. Trustee, treasurer Baptist Ministers Relief Fund Virginia. Endowment fund trustee Richmond Baptist Association With United States Navy, European Theatre of Operations.

Member Institute Newspaper Controllers and Finance Officers (past director), Administrative Management Society (president Richmond chapter 1964-1965), Finance Executives Institute, Phi Delta Theta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: private pilot.

Connections

Married Avis Dorothy Stillman, August 7, 1943. Children: Lynne Brooks, William Elden.

father:
Joseph William Robertson

mother:
Nancy Lucretia (Brooks) Robertson

spouse:
Avis Dorothy Stillman

child:
Lynne Brooks Robertson

child:
William Elden Robertson