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Investment company executive

William Wingate Upton, American investment company executive.


Upton, William Wingate was born on February 26, 1918 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Son of George Thomas and Vivian Elizabeth (Boushall) Upton.


Bachelor of Science in Commerce, University North Carolina, 1939. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1947.


With investment management department Dominick & Dominick, New York City, 1952—1956. Director research Philadelphia National Bank, 1957—1967. Investment manager E.W. Axe & Company, Tarrytown, New York, 1967—1970.

Director investments Flagship Banks, Miami, Florida, 1970—1976. Owner, manager William W. Upton, Inc., Palm Beach, since 1980. Lt colonel United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1940-1946, PTO.


Member general Fund Council Harvard Business School, Boston, 1966—1969. Board directors Palm Beach Republican Club, 1981—1982. Member of Military Order Stars and Bars, Harvard Business School Association South Florida (1st vice president, board directors 1975-1978), Institute Chartered Finance Analysts, Finance Analysts Federation (president Miami chapter 1974), Harvard Club (Palm Beach), Rotary Lodge (president 1982-1983), Mensa Lodge, Beta Gamma Sigma.


1 child William Wingate Junior.

George Thomas Upton

Vivian Elizabeth (Boushall) Upton