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Communications executive

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

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountant New York.

Membership

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.

Connections

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

father:
William Henry Harrison

mother:
Kathryn (Hagerty) Harrison

spouse:
Jane Jones

child:
Sally Jane Harrison

child:
William Henry Harrison

child:
Nancy Jean Harrison