William Leonard Darby, British financial consultant. Board directors Marygrove College, 1977-1980. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946, 51-52. Club: Gowanie Golf (treasurer 1978).
Darby, William Leonard was born in 1919 in England. Came to United States, 1921, naturalized, 1928. Son of Frederick and Mary (Simpson) Darby.
Bachelor, Wayne University, 1942. Master of Arts, Wayne University, 1955.
Cost accountant Fisher Body division General Motors Corporation, 1941-1942, 46-47. With Allen Industries, 1948-1972, vice president, controller, since 1965. Vice president Colonial Rubber Works, Inc., Star Textile & Research Company, National Dyeing & Finishing Corporation.
Vice president, treasurer Frisch Corporation, Gordon Chapman Company, Allen Industries Canada, Ltd., Dayco Corporation, 1971-1972. Controller Taubman Company, 1972-1973. Vice president finance, director F. Joseph Lamb Company, Warren, Michigan, 1973-1980.