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William Lynn McGrath, American company executive. Recipient Guidepost award, 1957.


McGrath, William Lynn was born on May 1, 1894 in Cincinnati. Son of John Edward and Margaret (Miller) McGrath.


With, Williamson Company, Cincinnati, from 1920;president, Williamson Company, Cincinnati, from 1943;Chairman, Board Of Directors, Williamson Company, Cincinnati, 1959-1964. Board directors Cincinnati Gas & Electric Company, Fifth Third Union Trust Company, Cambridge Tile Manufacturing Company, The Cincinnati Enquirer, American Tool Works. Member of advisory county McCormick & Company, Baltimore.


Member governing body International Labor Organization. Member United States Employer delegation to 1949-1952 Conferences. United States Employer delegate 1954, 55, conferences International Labor Organization (United Nations affiliate), Geneva.

Chairman Foundation for Study Treaty Law, Washington. Member Cin Chamber of Commerce (past president), Society Advancement Management (past president, national board directors), National Warm Air Heating and Air Conditioning Association (past president Cleveland), Cincinnati Industrial Association (past president), Commercial Club, Optimists, Queen City Club.


Married Elsie G. Rademacher, June 1, 1918. Children: Mary Margaret (Mistress J. H. Linnenberg), Betty Mary (Mistress Robert S. Brown), Robert Lynn, Carol Ann (Mistress B. D. Tucker).

John Edward McGrath

Margaret (Miller) McGrath

Elsie G. Rademacher

Mary Margaret McGrath (Mistress J. H. Linnenberg)

Betty Mary McGrath (Mistress Robert S. Brown)

Robert Lynn McGrath

Carol Ann McGrath (Mistress B. D. Tucker)