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department store executive

William Jewell Stout, American department store executive.

Background

Stout, William Jewell was born on December 14, 1914 in Bloomington, Indiana, United States. Son of Selatie Edgar and Frances M. (Blodgett) Stout.

Education

AB, Indiana University, 1937.

Career

With Library Science Ayres & Company, Indianapolis, 1937-1978, vice president, 1958-1964, vice president operation, 1964-1965, executive vice president, 1965-1978. President, director Citizens Gas & Coke Utility.

Membership

Member Indiana Personnel Board, 1952-1966. Director development Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, 1978-1984, consultant capital fund drives. Chairman United Fund drive, 1953.

President, board directors Flanner House. Board directors St. Vincent Hospital Foundation, president, 1972-1973. Board directors St. Richard's Day School Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946.

Member Indianapolis Personnel Association (past president), National Retail Merchants Association, Indianapolis Merchants Association (president 1970-1972), Indiana, Indianapolis chambers commerce.

Connections

Married Harriet Cracraft, June 15, 1940. Children– David Bruce, Karen Louise.

father:
Selatie Edgar Stout

mother:
Frances M. (Blodgett) Stout

spouse:
Harriet Cracraft

child:
David Bruce Stout

child:
Karen Louise Stout