At Princeton Bill roomed with Greg McBride and Harry Williams. He was an active Quadrangle Club member, serving senior year as membership chairman. He was on the Undergraduate Council, a member of Whig-Clio, and social committee chair of the U.S.C. He was a manager for the football team, publicity co-chair for the annual Response Symposium on the Arts, and active in Triangle.
Bill earned an MBA in finance from Stanford in 1969. He served from 1968 to 1973 in the New Jersey National Guard. During that period he met Barbara Kilburn, and they married in June 1971.
Bill was an institutional bond salesman for Morgan Guaranty Trust, Dillon Read, and for 15 years with Donaldson, Lufkin, and Jenrette. By our 30th reunion he had switched job focus, joining Prudential Preferred Financial Services and Guardian as an estate-planning adviser and insurance broker.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Barbara; his children, John and Lindsay; his grandchildren Mila and twins Grace and Sasha; brother David ’71; and sister Kay Wynant.