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William V. Burley, American corporation executive. Member Railway Business Association (member governing board), American Ordnance Association, The Newcomen Society.

Background

Burley, William V. was born on September 29, 1890 in Albemarle Company, Virginia, United States. Son of William R. and Ella V. (Craddock) Burley.

Education

Graduate Washington (District of Columbia) Institute Accountancy.

Career

With Statistical Service Company, Washington, 1911-1912. Pierce Butler & Pierce Manufacturing Company, Syracuse, New York, 1912-1913. Southern Railway Company, Washington, 1913-1916.

S. H. Kress & County, New York City, 1916-1917, Price, Waterhouse & Company, 1917-1922. With National Lead Company and affiliated interests since 1922, member comptroller’s department, National Lead Company, 1922-1925, manager St. Louis branch, 1939-1948, director 1940, vice president 1943, member Executive Committee 1948. Secretary, treasurer and director, Mueler Brass Foundry Company, St. Louis, 1925-1934 (also secretary, treasurer and director, Carran Bearing Metal Company, Ludlow, Kentucky, 1925-1934).

Assistant general manager and comptroller, director Magnus Company, Inc., New York City, 1935-1939. President, director Magnus Metal Corporation, Magnus Brass Manufacturing Company (Cincinnati), also general manager, Magnus Metal and Magnus Brass Divisions of National Lead Company also vice-president, director, member Executive Committee National Lead corporation since 1948. Director Baker Castor Oil Corporation, American Bearing Corporation.

Membership

Member Railway Business Association (member governing board), American Ordnance Association, The Newcomen Society. Clubs: The Lawyer’s, Economic, Winged Foot Golf, New York Railroad (New York).

Connections

Married Selena Gist Browning, August 19, 1915. Children: William V., Junior.

father:
William R. Burley

mother:
Ella V. (Craddock) Burley

spouse:
Selena Gist Browning

children:
William V. Burley

Jr Burley