At Princeton he majored in economics, was manager of crew, and ate at Cloister. He roomed with Bill Goldstein, Randy Motland, and Charley Brodhead. William went on to earn a master’s degree from both the University of Pennsylvania and Lehigh University, and a Ph.D. from Temple University.
He was a longtime resident of West Long Branch, N.J., where he lived while working as an associate professor of economics and finance at Monmouth University.
In addition to his lifelong interest in finance and the capital markets, he enjoyed and coached sailing and rowing.
He was interred with his parents at Whitemarsh Memorial Park in Ambler, Pa.