William T. King Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Auburn University, 1958.
Various positions Milliken, Inc., Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1958-1966. General Seminole Mills division United Merchants and Manufacturers, Clearwater, 1966-1968. General manager Lively Knits division Texfi Industries, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 1968-1970.
President, chief executive officer Style Knit, Inc., Greensboro, 1970-1971. Executive vice president Gentex Genesco, Inc., Nashville, 1971-1974. Vice president, general manager knitting division Dan River, Inc., Danville, Virginia, 1974-1975.
President Roanoke Fashions division Tultex Corporation, Roanoke, 1975-1978, president Apparel Group Martinsville, 1978-1984. President, chief executive officer, director Avondale Mills, Sylacauga, Alabama, since 1985.
Served with United States Navy, 1951-1955, Korea. Member Alabama Textile Manufacturers Association (board directors since 1985), Alabama Safety Council (board directors since 1985), Alabama Textile Education Foundation (trustee since 1985), National Knitwear Manufacturers Association, Alabama C. of Chamber (board directors).
Married Laura Emfinger, June 8, 1958. Children– Sandra Lee, William Randall.