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Manufacturing executive

William Stevens Wheeler, American manufacturing executive. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945. Member of Union League (Chicago); Concord (Massachusetts) Country; Morris County Golf (Morristown).

Background

Wheeler, William Stevens was born on July 5, 1922 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of William Stevens and Grace Carolyn (Campbell) Wheeler.

Education

Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, 1947. M.Indsl. Management (Sloan fellow), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1954.

Career

Vice president, general manager government electronics division Motorola, Inc., 1947-1964. Senior consultant Arthur D. Little, Inc., 1964-1967. From vice president, general manager electronic systems East to vice president, general manager commercial electronics division G.T.E.-Sylvania, 1967-1972.

Senior vice president, general manager auto exhaust catalyst group Engelhard Industries, 1973-1981, senior vice president, general manager new ventures Iselin, New Jersey, 1981-1982. President Buck-El, Inc., since 1982.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945. Member of Union League (Chicago). Concord (Massachusetts) Country.

Morris County Golf (Morristown).

Connections

Married Joan Manley, July 9, 1947. Children: Steven, David, Betsy.

father:
William Stevens Wheeler

mother:
Grace Carolyn (Campbell) Wheeler

spouse:
Joan Manley

child:
Steven Wheeler

child:
David Wheeler

child:
Betsy Wheeler