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William Howard Piper, American bank executive.


Piper, William Howard was born on October 15, 1933 in Flint, Michigan, United States. Son of James Underhill P. and Dorothy K. (Weed) Cooper.


Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1955.


With, NBD Genesee Bank, Flint, since 1955; president, chief Executive officer, director, NBD Genesee Bank, 1985-1990; senior vice president, NBD Bancorp, since 1990; head of E. Michigan Banks, since 1990. Board directors United States Sugar Corporation.


God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.


The strong feature of Methodism is that prayers are not only led by an ordained minister, but often by a local preacher - a lay person who has been trained and authorized to lead worship and preach.


Vice chairman, trustee emeritus McLaren General Hospital, Flint, since 1974. Trustee, vice chairman Mott Foundation, since 1985. Member advisory board Professional, Corporation Flint campus University Michigan, since 1982.

Director Young Women’s Christian Association Foundation. Member Greater Flint Community Foundation. Member executive committee General Motors Institute Business and Industry Center.

Board directors Flint Institute Music, since 1983, Flint Executive Service corporation, 1985-1987, Flint College and Cultural Development Center. Secretary, treasurer Genesee Area Focus Council. Member Flint Chamber of Commerce (director 1983-1987) Clubs: Flint Golf, University.


Married Joyce Rae Foster, June 6, 1959. Children: Karen Elizabeth, William Howard, James Raymond.

James Underhill P. Cooper

Dorothy K. (Weed) Cooper

Joyce Rae Foster

James Raymond Piper

William Howard Piper

Karen Elizabeth Piper