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William T. Ingram II; Athlete, Naval Officer, Executive

February 26, 1998

William Thomas Ingram II, 82, former executive at Bunn-O-Matic Corp. in Pasadena. A sports standout at the Naval Academy, Ingram earned All-American status in football, baseball and basketball and was named to the College Football Hall of Fame. During World War II, he served in the Pacific and became the youngest commander of a destroyer, the Shannon. After serving as assistant to his father, Adm. Jonas Howard Ingram, commander of the Atlantic Fleet, Ingram retired from the Navy with the rank of captain. He spent 25 years with Reynolds Metals Co., retiring as vice president of sales and marketing. During his tenure at Reynolds, Ingram served a term as president of the Aluminum Assn. of America. He moved to Pasadena in 1971 as executive vice president of Bunn-O-Matic and later retired to the East Coast, where he was active in the United Way and Boys Clubs of America. On Feb. 18 in Durham, N.C.

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