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consultant , business executive

William Quinby Steinmetz, business executive, consultant.


Steinmetz, William Quinby was born on January 6, 1932 in Dobbs Ferry, New York, United States. Son of Richard Bird and Charlotte (Quinby) Steinmetz.


Bachelor, Cornell University, 1953. BFT, Am Graduate School International management, 1956. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1967.


Sales and advertising manager for North Latin American, Miles laboratories, 1957-1960;international manager, Proprietary division, Norwich Pharmacal Company. New York City, 1960-1963;Latin American manager, Andrew Jergens Company, Cincinnati, 1963-1965;president, International Business Cons., San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1967-1974;president, William Steinmetz Associations, San Francisco, 1974-1980;president, Chapman Williams, San Francisco, since 1980.


Member Republican Center State Committee, Marin County Republican Center Committee (president), International Visitors Center, San Francisco. Republican candidate for United States House of Representatives, California 6th congressional District, 1988. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1953-1955.

Member San San Francisco Chamber of C. (consular affairs committee), World Affairs Council, Harvard Business School Association (vice president), Commonwealth Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, cultural anthropology.


Married Judith Chapman, September 30, 1967. Children: Melinda, Robert, James, Liana.

Richard Bird Steinmetz

Charlotte (Quinby) Steinmetz

Judith Chapman

Melinda Steinmetz

Robert Steinmetz

James Steinmetz

Liana Steinmetz