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Manufacturing company executive

William Stanley North, American Manufacturing company executive.

Background

North, William Stanley was born on May 1, 1911 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Francis Stanley and Julia (Morgan) North.

Education

Biomedical Engineering, Harvard University, 1934. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1935.

Career

With, Union Special Corporation, Chicago, 1935-1987;engineer and salesman, personnel director, Union Special Corporation, 1941-1944;vice president, Union Special Corporation, 1944-1947;assistant general manager, Union Special Corporation, 1947-1952;president, general manager, Union Special Corporation, 1952-1974;chairman, chief Executive officer, Union Special Corporation, 1974-1976;chairman, Union Special Corporation, 1976-1987.

Membership

Board directors executive finance committee, past chairman Lawson Young Men’s Christian Association, Chicago. Board directors, vice president, past president Lyric Opera Chicago. Trustee, past president Allendale School Boys.

Board directors, vice president, treasurer Lake Forest Open Lands Association. Governing member Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Member United States Srs.

Golf Association; Member Illinois Manufacturing Association (past president), Midwest Industrial Management Association (past president). Clubs: University (Chicago), Harvard (Chicago), Campfire (Chicago), Casino (Chicago) (past governor), Commonwealth (Chicago) (past president), Commercial (Chicago). Onwentsia (Lake Forest, Illinois) (past governor), Old Elm (Lake Forest, Illinois) (past governor), Winter (Lake Forest, Illinois) (past president).

Tin Whistles (Pinehurst, North Carolina). Pine Valley (New Jersey) Golf, Gulf Stream Bath and Tennis, Gulf Stream Golf (board governors). Three Score and Ten (Pinehurst, North Carolina).

Royal and Ancient Golf of St. Andrews (Fife, Scotland).

Connections

Married Sarah Jackson, 1934. Children: Sarah Randolph, Elizabeth Holmes. Married Patricia Cathcart Armstrong, March 20, 1958 (deceased November 1978).

1 stepson, James Cathcart Armstrong. Married Margo Reid Donald, December 11, 1979. Stepchildren– Alanson Donald, Sangwoo Ann, Mistress James Leonard, Mistress Gordon Wilson.

father:
Francis Stanley North

mother:
Julia (Morgan) North

spouse:
Sarah Jackson

spouse:
Patricia Cathcart Armstrong

spouse:
Margo Reid Donald

child:
Sarah Randolph North

child:
Elizabeth Holmes North

child:
Alanson Donald North

child:
Sangwoo Ann North

child:
Mistress James Leonard North

child:
Mistress Gordon Wilson North