William S. Paley

Businessperson, Organization founder

1901 – 1990

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Who was William S. Paley?

William S. Paley was the chief executive who built Columbia Broadcasting System from a small radio network into one of the foremost radio and television network operations in the United States.

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Born
Sep 28, 1901
Chicago
Also known as
  • William Paley
Parents
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Western Military Academy
Lived in
  • New York City
Died
Oct 26, 1990
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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