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William Paul Collins

construction contracting company executive

William Paul Collins, American construction contracting company executive. Registered professional engineer, Kansas. Member Arizona Governor's Select Committee for Curriculum Criteria for High School Students, 1968-1969. Served with United States Navy, 1942-1945; Member Associate General Contractors Association (board directors Arizona chapter 1970-1975) Lodges: Masons.

Background

Collins, William Paul was born on July 12, 1922 in Concordia, Kansas, United States. Son of Joe and Iva May (O'Neill) Collins.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Kansas, 1949.

Career

Vice president John F. Long Home Builders Inc., Phoenix, 1956-1963. Construction manager Del E. Webb Corporation, 1963-1968, vice president, general manager, 1968-1971, executive vice president, 1971-1981. Chairman, president Del E. Webb Construction Services, since 1981.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Kansas.

Membership

Member Arizona Governor's Select Committee for Curriculum Criteria for High School Students, 1968-1969. Served with United States Navy, 1942-1945. Member Associate General Contractors Association (board directors Arizona chapter 1970-1975) Lodges: Masons.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing; camping.

Connections

Married Rhea Rene Brown, June 30, 1945 (divorced January 1978). Children– Colleen Anne, Lee William. Married Myra Joann Holbrook, March 4, 1978.