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William Henry Marcussen

business executive.

William Henry Marcussen, business executive.


Marcussen, William Henry was born on May 28, 1887 in Hoboken, New Jersey, United States. Son of William Jess and Louise Georgina (Bremer) Marcussen.


Bachelor of Agricultural Science, Cornell Univercity, 1910.


One son, William Marvin. Bacteriologist and dairy specialist for the Lederle Laboratories, New York City, 1910-1911. Bacteriologist New Jersey State Board Health, Trenton, 1911-1912.

Bacteriologist in charge production of special milk The Borden Company, Nichols, New York, 1912-1915, specialist in quality control, Bonghamton, New York, 1915-1917, district superintendent in up-state New York country milk plants, 1917-1918, director labs., New York City, 1918-1922, assistant manager production fluid milk div., 1922-1929, vice president Bordens Farm Products Company, Inc., 1929-1936, president Metropolitan New York District fluid milk operations, 1936-1944, vice president in charge fluid division, parent company, New York City, 1944-1952. Has been advisor on executive matters from 1953.


Everyone needs salvation. Everyone can reach salvation.


The state cannot control the church, nor should the church attempt to dominate the state. However, religious expression should be present in public life.


All individuals should be sensitive to others by using appropriate language when referring to any person.


Served as company technical representative on research on time and temporary standards for pasteurization of milk with United States.P.H.S. and state health departments, 1922-1923. Member advising committee New York State Commission Agriculture, 1936-1937. Member advising committee New York State Milk Control Board, 1934-1935.

Member fluid milk industry advising committee War Food Administration, to director 1944-1945. Member dairy industry advising committee O.P.S., 1951. Fellow American Public Health Association (member finance committee).

Member International Association Milk Dealers (director), International Association Milk Sanitarians, Society American Bacteriologists, American Dairy Science Association. Clubs: Union League, Cornell, (New York).


Married Freda Alzena Starkweather, July 9, 1913.

William Jess Marcussen

Louise Georgina (Bremer) Marcussen

Freda Alzena Starkweather