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consultant , Manufacturing company executive

William Maxwell Scranton, American manufacturing company executive, consultant.

Background

Scranton, William Maxwell was born on March 1, 1921 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Henry and Dorothy (Bessell) Scranton.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Princeton University, 1942. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1948.

Career

With, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft division United Aircraft Crop., East Hartford, Connecticut, 1942-1946, 48-50;with, MPB Corporation, Keene, N.H., 1950-1977;executive vice president, MPB Corporation, 1953-1962;president, MPB Corporation, 1962-1977;director, MPB Corporation, 1959-1976;president, director, Beede Elec. Instrument Company Inc., 1977-1982;consultant, since 1983. Member of advisory board Kearsarge Ventures, LP, Manchester, N.H.

Director Summa Four, Inc. M C.

Connections

Married Andrea Orne Abbott, September 24, 1949 (deceased October 1991). Children: John Selden and Nancy Orne (Mistress Don J. Sporborg) (twins), James Maxwell, Sarah Abbott.

father:
William Henry Scranton

mother:
Dorothy (Bessell) Scranton

spouse:
Andrea Orne Abbott

child:
John Selden and Nancy Orne Scranton (Mistress Don J. Sporborg) (twins)

child:
James Maxwell Scranton

child:
Sarah Abbott Scranton