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William John Ball

manufacturing executive

William John Ball, American manufacturing executive. Board directors United Way, St. Cloud, 1973-1975; member president's advisory committee St. John's University, St. Joseph., Minnesota, 1975-1976. Served with United States Navy, 1944-1946. Member Valve Manufacturers Association (director 1970-1977), Air Pollution Control Association, Water Pollution Control Federation.

Background

Ball, William John was born on December 17, 1926 in Hawley, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Henry and Mabel Mary (Lintner) Ball.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1948.

Career

Supervisor industrial engineering Sylvania Electric Company, Altoona, Pennsylvania, 1948-1956. Associate Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Cleveland, 1956-1964. Director manufacturing Black, Sivalls and Bryson, Kansas City, Missouri, 1964-1966.

Vice president manufacturing Toledo Scale Company, 1966-1969. President DeZurik Corporation, Sartell, Minnesota, 1969-1975. Vice president, group executive General Signal Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut, since 1975.

Membership

Board directors United Way, St. Cloud, 1973-1975. Member president's advisory committee St. John's University, St. Joseph., Minnesota, 1975-1976. Served with United States Navy, 1944-1946.

Member Valve Manufacturers Association (director 1970-1977), Air Pollution Control Association, Water Pollution Control Federation.

Connections

Married Harriet Ann Jones, July 27, 1948. Children: Catherine, Carol, Joanne, William J.