Log In

William Walter Buchanan Edit Profile

publisher

William Walter Buchanan, American Publisher. Trustee Georgetown University Library Associations Served with Army of the United States, 1945-1946. Member American Library Association, Information Industry Association, National Press Club, Washington Golf and Country Club, Sigma Chi. M C.

Background

Buchanan, William Walter was born on March 6, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Walter Roy and Eleanor Findley (O'Rear) Buchanan.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Georgetown University, 1950.

Career

Intelligence officer, Central Intelligence Agency, 1950-1957;management consultant, George Fry & Associations, Chicago, New York City and Teheran, Iran, 1957-1958;manager, Washington, 1957-1958;general manager international division, DCA Food Industries, New York City, 1960-1963;manager Washington office, R.R. Bowker Company, 1963-1967;president, Carrollton Press Inc., Arlington, Virginia and Irvine, Scotland, 1967-1985;president, Tescor Inc., Reston, Virginia, 1985-1989;president, International Archives Institute Inc. (InterArc), Reston, since 1989. President United States History Documents Institute, Inc., Arlington, 1970-1981, The Hist.Documents Institute Ltd., 1977-1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Combined Retrospective Index Sets (history, political science, scoiology).

Membership

Trustee Georgetown University Library Associations Served with Army of the United States, 1945-1946. Member American Library Association, Information Industry Association, National Press Club, Washington Golf and Country Club, Sigma Chi. M C.

Connections

Married Marilyn Woodbury, December 8, 1951. Children: William Scott, Stephen Woodbury, Patricia Lynn.

father:
Walter Roy Buchanan

mother:
Eleanor Findley (O'Rear) Buchanan

spouse:
Marilyn Woodbury

children:
William Scott Buchanan

Stephen Woodbury Buchanan

Patricia Lynn Buchanan