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chemical company executive

William Hafner Brewster, American chemical company executive. Bar: Illinois 1950, District of Columbia 1958. Recipient distinguished service award General Services Administration, Washington, 1965.

Background

Brewster, William Hafner was born on September 27, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of George Ordway and Katherine Irene (Hennessey) Brewster.

Education

Student, DePaul University, Chicago, 1947. Bachelor of Laws, Kent College Law, Chicago, 1949.

Career

Vice-president employee relations American Can Company, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1967-1975, American Canada Company, Washington, 1975-1977. Vice president government liaison, vice president administration, corporation secretary M & T Chemicals, Inc., Woodbridge, New Jersey, since 1977. Corporate secretary Ato Chem Inc., since 1985.

Director Gerhardt Associates, Tampa, Florida.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1950, District of Columbia 1958.

Membership

Member advisory board visitors Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, Virginia, 1970-1974. Member advisory board visitors Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut, 1973-1975. Director Urban League, Union County, New Jersey, since 1977.

Board directors Rahway Hospital, New Jersey, 1982-1983. Board regents Springhill College, Mobile, Alabama Served with United States Marine Corps, 1942-1945. Member American Bar Association, Chemical Manufacturers Association, Business Round Table (member labor relations committee 1964-1967) Clubs: Colonia Country (New Jersey) (director since 1977).

Carrollwood Country (Tampa). Bent Tree Country (Sarasota, Florida).

Connections

Married Nancy Lally, January 9, 1945. Children: William, Timothy, George, Nancy Jo, Mary Anne, Constance, Barbara.

father:
George Ordway Brewster

mother:
Katherine Irene (Hennessey) Brewster

spouse:
Nancy Lally

child:
William Brewster

child:
Timothy Brewster

child:
George Brewster

child:
Nancy Jo Brewster

child:
Mary Anne Brewster

child:
Constance Brewster

child:
Barbara Brewster