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Communications executive

William Henry Harrison was American communications executive. Certified Public Accountant New York.


Harrison, William Henry was born on September 5, 1924 in Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States. Son of William Henry and Kathryn (Hagerty) Harrison.


Bachelor of Science in Economic, Wharton School of University Pennsylvania, 1948.


With Arthur Andersen & Company, Certified Public Accountants, New York City, 1948—1958, manager, 1953—1958. Comptroller, assistant treasurer Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., 1958—1964. Vice president, controller General Telephone & electronics corporation, New York City, 1964—1976, senior vice president finance, Chief Financial Officer, 1976—1979, executive vice president fin, 1979—1983.

President, director Anglo-Canadian Telephone Сompany, 1976—1983. Chairman board, president, Chief Executive Officer Telect Insurance Company Ltd., 1976—1983. Director State St. Boston Corporation, 1978—1984.


  • Certified Public Accountant New York.


Trustee, vice chairman, member executive committee Connecticut Public Expenditure Council, Inc., 1976—1982. Member of Conference Board (Council of Finance Executives), Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants, Finance Executives Institute, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.


Married Jane Jones, June 2, 1948. Children: Sally Jane, William Henry, Nancy Jean.

William Henry Harrison

Kathryn (Hagerty) Harrison

Jane Jones

Sally Jane Harrison

William Henry Harrison

Nancy Jean Harrison