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Financial executive

William Richard Thomas was American financial executive. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945, PTO. Member Finance Executives Institute (national president 1966), University California Business Administration Alumni Association (past president).

Background

Thomas, William Richard was born on April 13, 1920 in Sacramento. Son of Raymond Joseph and Annie (Clemence) Thomas.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of California at Berkeley, 1941.

Career

Accountant, General Mills, Inc., 1941-1942;with, Cutter laboratories, Inc., Berkeley, California, 1945-1967;vice president finance, Cutter laboratories, Inc., 1957-1967;also director. President, director, Optical Coating Laboratory, Inc., Santa Rosa, 1967-1968;vice president, Pacific Lighting Corporation, 1968-1973;senior finance vice president, Pacific Lighting Corporation, 1973-1977;senior vice president finance and administration, Global Marine Inc., 1977-1985;also director, Global Marine Inc. Board directors Global Marine, Inc., AeroVironment, Bank of The West, San Francisco.

Membership

Served to Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945, PTO. Member Finance Executives Institute (national president 1966), University of California Business Administration Alumni Association (past president).

Connections

Married Jane Dunning Lasher, November 3, 1964. Children: Paul Kenneth, Susan Jane. Children by previous marriage: William Richard, Robert Charles, Alan James.

father:
Raymond Joseph Thomas

mother:
Annie (Clemence) Thomas

spouse:
Jane Dunning Lasher

child:
Paul Kenneth Thomas

child:
Susan Jane Thomas