Log In

William Lee Hemphill Edit Profile

Insurance company executive

William Lee Hemphill, American insurance company executive. Certified Public Accountant North Carolina. Chairman North Carolina Governor's Council on Vocational Education, Raleigh, 1968—1972; member Greater Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, chairman, 1983; trustee Moses Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, since 1977, North Carolina A & T State University, Greensboro, 1980—1984; Member of Mortgage Insurance Companies American (president 1977-1979).

Background

Hemphill, William Lee was born on October 4, 1921 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of Ross Simpson and Nell (Bean) Hemphill.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Western Kentucky University, 1948.

Career

Partner Lindsay, Squires & Everett, Greensboro, 1948—1958. Executive vice president United Dairies, 1958—1972. Pres, Chief Executive Officer United Guaranty Corporation, since 1972.

Director American International Group, Incorporated, New York York City, since 1982, Cone Mills Corporation, Greensboro, since 1983. Captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946, European Theatre of Operations.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountant North Carolina.

Membership

Chairman North Carolina Governor's Council on Vocational Education, Raleigh, 1968—1972. Member Greater Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, chairman, 1983. Trustee Moses Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, since 1977, North Carolina A & T State University, Greensboro, 1980—1984.

Member of Mortgage Insurance Companies American (president 1977-1979).

Connections

Married Joan Thatcher, September 20, 1945. Children: Lee, Ross.

father:
Ross Simpson Hemphill

mother:
Nell (Bean) Hemphill

spouse:
Joan Thatcher

child:
Lee Hemphill

child:
Ross Hemphill