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Manufacturing executive

William Lyle Hansberger, American Manufacturing executive.

Background

Hansberger, William Lyle was born on December 22, 1921 in Worthington, Minnesota, United States. Son of Floyd Lester and Edith May (Vail) Hansberger.

Education

Student, Dunwoody Institute, 1942; student, International Business Machines Corporation, 1944.

Career

Engineer trainee, International Business Machines Corporation, Chicago and Endicott, New York, 1942-1945; design engineer, National Acoustic Products, Chicago, 1944-1946; owner, Hansberger Tool & Die, Chicago, 1946-1947; owner, founder, Sportsmans Golf (Ram Golf), Chicago, 1948; president, Sportsmans-Ram Golf, Chicago, 1948-1970; vice president manufacturing and research, Ram Golf, Chicago, 1970-1975, 91-; vice president, Chairman of the Board, Ram Golf, Pontotoc and Melrose Park, Illinois, 1980-1990; vice president, Chairman of the Board, Ram Golf, Melrose Park, Illinois, 1980-1990; vice president manufacturing and research, Colgate, Pontotoc, Mississippi, 1975-1980; also board directors, Ram Golf, Chicago owner and executive vice president, Hansberger Precision Golf, Pontotoc, Mississippi, since 1993.

Membership

Education advisor Itawamba Junior College, Fulton, Mississippi, 1982. Advisor external research advising committee Mississippi State University, Starkville, since 1990. President Rotary, Pontotoc, 1970, N.E. Emergency Medical Superior vena cava syndrome Council, Pontotoc, 1978.

Board directors, Mississippi Health Council, Pontooc, 1976. Member Young President Organisation (elected member Chicago chapter).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: cattle, horses.

Connections

Married Constance Benna, August 20, 1944 (divorced 1962). Children: Thomas, Gerald, Patricia. Married Clytee Smith, November 29, 1985.

Children: Lisa, Joey, Susan.

father:
Floyd Lester Hansberger

mother:
Edith May (Vail) Hansberger

spouse:
Clytee Smith

spouse:
Constance Benna

child:
Thomas Hansberger

child:
Joey Hansberger

child:
Patricia Hansberger

child:
Gerald Hansberger

child:
Susan Hansberger

child:
Lisa Hansberger