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William Holman Hurt

investment management company executive

William Holman Hurt, American investment management company executive. Member board councilors Graduate School Business, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1978-1988, visiting committee, 1990-1996; board directors Los Angeles Children's Hospital, since 1985. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946. Member California Club, Los Angeles Athletic Club, New York Athletic Club, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Kappa Alpha.

Background

Hurt, William Holman was born on March 29, 1927 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Holman G. and Mary E. (Ortloff) Hurt.

Education

Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, University Southern California, 1949. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1951.

Career

With Dean Witter & Company, Los Angeles, 1951-1971, partner, 1959, senior vice president, 1968-1970, executive vice president, director, member executive committee, director marketing and research, 1969-1971. Chairman executive committee Capital Research Company, 1972-1977. Chief executive office Capital Group, Inc., Los Angeles, 1978-1982.

Chairman Capital Strategy Research, Inc., since 1982. Advisory committee Coldwell Banker Funds, 1978-1999.

Membership

Member board councilors Graduate School Business, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1978-1988, visiting committee, 1990-1996. Board directors Los Angeles Children's Hospital, since 1985. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946.

Member California Club, Los Angeles Athletic Club, New York Athletic Club, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Kappa Alpha.

Connections

Married Sheridan Ann Stephens, August 10, 1950 (divorced May. 1970); children: Kelley Anne Hurt Purnell, Kathleen Constance, Courtney Diana Hurt MacMillan. Married Sarah Sherman, May 28, 1970.

father:
Holman G. Hurt

mother:
Mary E. (Ortloff) Hurt

spouses:
Sheridan Ann Stephens

Sarah Sherman

children:
Kelley Anne Hurt Purnell Hurt

Kathleen Constance Hurt

Courtney Diana Hurt MacMillan Hurt