William W. Holt

William W. Holt, 1913

B.S., Denison University

San Francisco

Citation awarded on Saturday, June 6, 1953

William W. Holt, having progressed through various assignments with the Glidden Company, joined the paint manufacturing firm of R. N. Nason and Company in San Francisco as superintendent and became its vice president and director in 1925 and its president in 1947. His industrial contributions have influenced the development of a wide range of cover materials for industrial and military needs.