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William Otis Ii Faxon

engineer

William Otis Ii Faxon, American engineer. Served as Lieutenant commander, United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Registered profile engineer, N.H., Massachusetts; Member Harvard Engineering Society (secretary 1940-1942), American Society Metals, American Society Engineering Sciences, American Metal Powder Institute.

Background

Faxon, William Otis Ii was born on October 19, 1910 in Stoughton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Nathaniel W. and Marie B. (Conant) Faxon.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1932, Master of Science, 1933.

Career

Instructor Harvard, 1933-1935. Comptroller Dorr Company, 1935-1942. Vice president Harrison Abrasive Corporation, 1946-1952, also director.

Vice president Metals Disintegrating Company, 1952-1954. Executive vice president Tracer Laboratory, Inc., Boston, 1954-1956, director, 1954-1957, president, 1956-1957. President Keleket X-Ray Corporation, 1956-1957, director, 1954-1957, executive vice-president, director Comstock & Wescott, Inc., 1957-1967, president, director, 1967-1968.

Selectman, Town of Concord. Director Manchester (N.H.) Community Chest, 1946-1952, Boys Club.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant commander, United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Registered profile engineer, N.H., Massachusetts. Member Harvard Engineering Society (secretary 1940-1942), American Society Metals, American Society Engineering Sciences, American Metal Powder Institute.

Connections

Married Frances Parker, September 27, 1941. Children: David, Susan, Thomas, Roger.

father:
Nathaniel W. Faxon

mother:
Marie B. (Conant) Faxon

spouse:
Frances Parker

children:
David Faxon

Susan Faxon

Thomas Faxon

Roger Faxon