William V. Burley Edit Profile
Graduate Washington (District of Columbia) Institute Accountancy.
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.
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).
Married Selena Gist Browning, August 19, 1915. Children: William V., Junior.