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food company executive

William O. Beers, American food company executive. Past president Wisconsin Alumni. Research Foundation; member University Wisconsin Foundation; Member Business Council (honorary) Clubs: Chicago, Old Elm (Chicago).

Background

Beers, William O. was born on May 26, 1914 in Lena, Illinois, United States. Son of Ernest and Rosa (Binz) Beers.

Career

With, Kraft, Inc., 1937-1979;director, Kraft, Inc., 1965-1985;president, Kraft, Inc., 1968-1973;Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Kraft, Inc., 1972-1979;president, Kraft Foods, 1965-1968.

Membership

Past president Wisconsin Alumni. Research Foundation; member University Wisconsin Foundation. Member Business Council (honorary) Clubs: Chicago, Old Elm (Chicago).

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Holmes (deceased). Married Frances Lemaux Miller, February 17, 1954. Children: Marila Beers Beatty, Barbara Ann Beers Guzzardo, Mary Elizabeth Beers Sumner, Richard W., Duncan R. Miller.

father:
Ernest Beers

mother:
Rosa (Binz) Beers

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Holmes

spouse:
Frances Lemaux Miller

child:
Marila Beers Beatty Beers

child:
Barbara Ann Beers Guzzardo Beers

child:
Mary Elizabeth Beers Sumner Beers

child:
Richard W. Beers

child:
Duncan R. Miller Beers