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William Laverne Lanphar Edit Profile

investment company executive

William Laverne Lanphar, American investment company executive.

Background

Lanphar, William Laverne was born on February 17, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Melvin Fletcher and Corinne Otilla (Wirth) Lanphar.

Education

Bachelor in Advertising, Michigan State University, 1951. Juris Doctor, Northwood Institute, 1978.

Career

Executive trainee Lanphar's, Inc., Detroit, 1954-1957, assistant vice president land processing and real estate management, 1958-1962, vice president, 1963-1972, president, chief operation officer, from 1973.

Membership

Chairman board, trustee Starr Commonwealth for Boys, Albion, Michigan, 1955-1979. Chairman finance and executive committees, trustee Northwood Institute, Midland, Michigan, since 1960. Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1952-1954, Korea.

Member Real Estate Securities and Sydications Institute (board directors 1977), The Syndications Corporation (registered securitiy agent since 1978), Pewters Collector Club of America.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, tennis, swimming, collecting pewter, selling antiques.

Connections

Married Jane Carol Nagelkirk, March 22, 1952. Children: William Dyke, Lindsay Carol, Christine Mary.

father:
Melvin Fletcher Lanphar

mother:
Corinne Otilla (Wirth) Lanphar

spouse:
Jane Carol Nagelkirk

children:
William Dyke Lanphar

Lindsay Carol Lanphar

Christine Mary Lanphar