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state agency executive director

William Manley Voigt, American state agency executive director. Named one of Outstanding Young Men of America, Birmingham Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1971, Alabama Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1972, Outstanding Jaycee, Alabama Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1972; recipient Peggy Spain McDonald award Community Educational Council, 1985.

Background

Voigt, William Manley was born on December 21, 1938 in San Luis Obispo, California, United States. Son of Milton Joseph and Jessie (Sartain) Voigt.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Auburn University, 1960. Master of Business Administration, University Alabama, Birmingham, 1972.

Career

Assistant manager commercial loans First National Bank, Birmingham, 1961-1970. Director auxiliary services University Alabama, 1970-1974. Executive director Operation New Birmingham, 1974-1978.

Director trade development Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, 1978-1985. Vice chairman Birmingham Parking Authority, 1972-1985, executive director, since 1985. President American Institute Banking, Birmingham, 1967-1968.

Vice chairman Birmingham Parking Authoriy, Birmingham, 1972-1985.

Religion

No one is less important than another, and no one can be thought of as unnecessary. Every single person is vital to God and to each of us.

Politics

Manifestations religious freedom include supporting separation of church and state, advocating for people everywhere to be guaranteed the right to worship free from discrimination, and lifting up respectful dialog as a healthy means to understanding.

Views

A true Christian should help those in need, regardless of religious affiliation.

Membership

President March of Dimes, Birmingham, 1978, United Cerebral Palsy, Birmingham, 1981, Lung Association, Birmingham, 1986. Served to colonel Alabama National Guard, since 1961. Member Institutional and Municipal Parking Congress (president 1980-1986, chairman board), Downtown Action Committee (executive committee).

Connections

Married Linda Marie Hargrove, December 19, 1959. Children: David, Diane.

father:
Milton Joseph Voigt

mother:
Jessie (Sartain) Voigt

spouse:
Linda Marie Hargrove

children:
David Voigt

Diane Voigt