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corporation executive.

William H. Gesell, American corporation executive. Recipient Taylor Key, 1939. Licensed professional engineer New York. Member of advisory board New York University from 1941.; Served as major Sanitary Corps. United States Army, 1926-1928.; Member Society Advancement of Management (president 1935-1939), National Management Council (chairman 1936-1938).

Background

Gesell, William H. was born on June 8, 1890 in Jersey City. Son of William J. and Laura (Thomas) Gesell.

Education

Ph.C., Columbia, 1908. Bachelor of Chemical Engineering Engineering, University Michigan, 1911, Ll.D.

Career

Chemical engineering, general manager Hamersley Manufacturing Company, Garfield, New Jersey, 1913-1920. Vice-president, director Lehn & Fink Products Corporation, pharmaceutical specialists, Bloomfield, New Jersey, from 1920. Republican National Research Council, Warsaw and The Hague, 1927-1928.

Representative Department State as American delegate 60th International Management Congress, London, 1935, vice president, Washington, 1938. Consultant West Palm Beach, 1943-1945.

Membership

Member of advisory board New York University from 1941. Served as major Sanitary Corps. United States Army, 1926-1928.

Member Society Advancement of Management (president 1935-1939), National Management Council (chairman 1936-1938).

Connections

Married Violet Hoehn, June 4, 1913. Children: William Hance, Ruth (Mistress.

father:
William J. Gesell

mother:
Laura (Thomas) Gesell

spouse:
Violet Hoehn

child:
William Hance Gesell

child:
Ruth (Mrs Gesell