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Oil company executive

William McClain Read, American oil company executive. Recipient Algernon Sydney Sullivan award Washington and Lee University, 1940. Chairman Verdugo Hills Hospital, Glendale, California, 1980-1981, 85-86; director Hospital Council Southern California, Los Angeles, 1982-1984, chairman trustees committee, 1983-1984; Chairman, Board Of Directors Pacific Clinics, 1993. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

Read, William Mcclain was born on July 30, 1918 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Tucker and Grace (McNeal) Read.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Lee University, 1940;postgraduate, University of Pennsylvania, 1941-1942.

Career

Personal assistant, Atlantic Refining Company, Philadelphia, 1943-1950;director training, Atlantic Refining Company, Philadelphia, 1950-1972;vice president employee relations, Atlantic Richfield Company, Los Angeles, 1972-1978;senior vice president employee relations, Atlantic Richfield Company, Los Angeles, 1978-1983;now retired.

Membership

Chairman Verdugo Hills Hospital, Glendale, California, 1980-1981, 85-86. Director Hospital Council Southern California, Los Angeles, 1982-1984, chairman trustees committee, 1983-1984. Chairman, Board Of Directors Pacific Clinics, 1993.

Member Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Esther Donahoo, September 15, 1945. Children: Deborah Read Yoder, Suzanne Read DiFulvio, William W.

father:
William Tucker Read

mother:
Grace (McNeal) Read

spouse:
Esther Donahoo

child:
Deborah Read Yoder Read

child:
Suzanne Read DiFulvio Read

child:
William W. Read