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soft drink company executive

William Thompson Young, American soft drink company executive. Board directors Humana Inc. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1941-1945. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Background

Young, William Thompson was born on February 15, 1918 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. Son of Willis Samuel and Margaret (Thompson) Young.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with high distinction, University Kentucky, 1939.

Career

With Bailey Meter Company, Cleveland, 1939-1941. President W.T. Young Foods, Lexington, 1946-1955. General manager W.T. Young Foods (subsidiary Procter & Gamble Company), 1955-1957.

Chairman board Royal Crown Companies, Inc., Atlanta, W.T. Young Storage Company, Lexington, from 1957. Director First Security National Bank & Trust Company, Lexington, Kentucky-American Water Company. Chairman board Transylvania University, Lexington.

Membership

Board directors Humana Inc. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1941-1945. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Clubs: Rotary, Optimists (past president Lexington chapter).

Connections

Married Lucy Hilton Maddox, April 16, 1945. Children– William Thompson, Lucy Meade.

father:
Willis Samuel Young

mother:
Margaret (Thompson) Young

spouse:
Lucy Hilton Maddox

child:
William Thompson Young

child:
Lucy Meade Young