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Lawyer , corporation executive.

William John Hagenah, American lawyer, corporation executive. member Hagenah & Flynn, counsel for Standard Gas & Electric Company and subsidiaries, 1931-1938; Member American Illinois, Chicago, Wisconsin bar associations, Wisconsin Academy Science and Letters, Wisconsin Society (president), Phi Alpha Delta, Delta Sigma Rho.; Mason.

Background

Hagenah, William John was born on January 25, 1881 in Reedsburg, Wisconsin, United States. Son of John Henry and Catherine (Meyer) Hagenah.

Education

B.L., University of Wisconsin, 1903, Bachelor of Laws, 1905, Doctor of Laws, 1956. Doctor of Laws Northland College, 1952.

Career

Statistician, Wisconsin Bureau Labor, 1905. Deputy commissioner labor, 1906. Chief financial and legal departments Wisconsin R.R. Commission 1907-1910, consultant expert, 1911.

Engineer and analyst, specializing in public service commission practice, consultant City of Chicago, 1910-1911. Made appraisals and rate studies of gas, telephone, traction, electric and water utilities for states, municipalities or corporations, covering one or more of such utilities in Akron, Butte, Chicago, Cleveland, Dayton, Detroit, Des Moines, Duluth, Indianapolis, Louisville, New York City, Omaha, Portland (Oregon), St. Louis, Springfield (Massachusetts), Toronto, Wichita, Birmingham, Columbus, Montreal, Washington, Milwaukee, Houston, Seattle, St. Paul, Los Angeles, Mobile, Jacksonville, Tulsa, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Erie, Charleston, Grand Rapids, Cincinnati, San Francisco, Nashville, Chattanooga, also Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and other cities in Brazil, cities in Mexico and West Indies, 1911-1928, as member Hagenah & Erickson, 1916-1928. Vice president, special counsel Byllesby Engineering and Management Corporation, 1928-1931.

Member Hagenah & Flynn, counsel for Standard Gas & Electric Company and subsidiaries, 1931-1938. President Public Utility Engineering and Service Corporation, 1938-1942. Director and Chairman of the Board Schering Corporation, Bloomfield, New Jersey, 1942-1952.

Director Mather Stock Car Company, 1947-1956, Chairman of the Board, 1953-1956. Director Adams and Westlake Company, 1948-1965, Aladdin Industries, Ltd. (London, England.), Alladin Industries, Inc.

(Nashville), N. American Car Corporation (Chicago), 1955-1970. Vice president National Electric Light Association, 1932. Vice president Edison Elec.

Institute, 1933-1935, trustee, 1935-1943. Chairman Utilities Publication Committee, Washington. past president Glencoe Board Trustees. Trustee Rush Medical College, Chicago, 1937-1969, Northland College, Ashland, Wisconsin Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois, Alonzo Mather Home for Ladies, Evanston, Illinois(president).

Vice president, chairman University of Wisconsin Foundation. Chairman Alonzo Mather Foundation, Chicago honorary trustee Rush, Presbyterian and St. Lukes Medical Center, Chicago, 1969.

Membership

Member Hagenah & Flynn, counsel for Standard Gas & Electric Company and subsidiaries, 1931-1938. Member American Illinois, Chicago, Wisconsin bar associations, Wisconsin Academy Science and Letters, Wisconsin Society (president), Phi Alpha Delta, Delta Sigma Rho. Mason.; Clubs: Chicago, Mid-Day, Union League (Chgo).

Connections

Married Florence Doyon, July 26, 1913. Children: Florence Catherine, William John.

father:
John Henry Hagenah

mother:
Catherine (Meyer) Hagenah

spouse:
Florence Doyon

children:
Florence Catherine Hagenah

William John Hagenah