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William Wallace Sprague

sugar refiners executive.

William Wallace Sprague, American sugar refiners executive. Served as First lieutenant C.E., United States Army, World War I.; Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Background

Sprague, William Wallace was born on August 26, 1895 in San Mateo, California, United States. Son of Richard Homer and Isabelle (Wallace) Sprague.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University California at Berkeley, 1917.

Career

Assistant superintendent, general superintendent Savannah Sugar Refining Corporation, 1919-1944, executive vice-president, director, since 1944. President, director Adeline Sugar Factory Limited company, Jeanerette, Louisiana, since 1924. Vice-president, director Atlantic Towing Company, Savannah, Georgia, since 1946.

Membership

Served as First lieutenant C.E., United States Army, World War I. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Clubs: Oglethorpe (Savannah), Racquet and Tennis (New York City).

Connections

Married Mary Swan Crowther, April. Children: Isabel, William, Mary Swan.

father:
Richard Homer Sprague

mother:
Isabelle (Wallace) Sprague

spouse:
Mary Swan Crowther

children:
Isabel Sprague

William Sprague

Mary Swan Sprague