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Automotive company executive

William Keithledge Lomason, American automotive company executive. Recipient Man of Year award, Carrollton, Georgia, 1967; named lieutenant colonel aide de camp Governor's Staff, Georgia, 1956.


Lomason, William Keithledge was born on July 12, 1910 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Harry A. and Elizabeth (Bennett) Lomason.


AB, University of Michigan, 1932;AM, University of Michigan, 1933.


With, Douglas & Lomason Company, Detroit, since 1934;treasurer, Douglas & Lomason Company, 1943-1952;vice president, Douglas & Lomason Company, 1945-1950;president, general manager, Douglas & Lomason Company, 1950-1975;Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Douglas & Lomason Company, 1976-1982;Chairman of the Board, Douglas & Lomason Company, since 1982;also board directors, Douglas & Lomason Company. President Shamrock Air Lines, 1968-1976. President, director Douglas y Lomason de Mexico, S.A. de Curriculum Vitae, since 1986.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: When Management Negotiates, 1967.


Board of directors, member Executive Committee National Right to Work Committee. Board directors past chairman and president Business Council of Georgia. Director emeritus Michigan Manufacturers Association.

Member Engineering Society Detroit, Economics Society Detroit, American Electroplaters Society, Alpha Chi Rho.


Married Neva C. Wigle, 1930 (deceased 1965). Married Ruth M. Martin, 1970.

Harry A. Lomason

Elizabeth (Bennett) Lomason

Neva C. Wigle

Ruth M. Martin