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Hugh A. Williams Jr. Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Williams has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of mechanical engineering

Contributing his research to professional journals, Mr. Williams served as the editor of Southern Engineer from 1947 to 1948.

    RALEIGH, NC, July 27, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Hugh A. Williams Jr. with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Williams celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Having accrued almost 70 years of professional experience, Mr. Williams, now retired, worked as a staff engineer of advanced mechanical technology for the Electro-Motive division of General Motors Corporation from 1986 to 1987. Between the years of 1955 and 1986, he contributed to the aforementioned company in a number of administrative positions, such as a project engineer, a senior project engineer, and a supervisor of product development for the engine design section. Mr. Williams began his career in 1950 at the Baldwin-Lima Hamilton Corporation, working as a field service engineer before accepting the position of a project engineer in 1953.

Previously, Mr. Williams pursued an education at North Carolina State University, earning a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering in 1948 and a Master of Science in diesel engineering in 1950. Subsequently, he enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps. Once called into active duty in 1945, he completed his 90-day U.S. Army Air Corps training in Biloxi, Mississippi, in a class of which he was among only 20 percent that passed. Mr. Williams concluded his studies with additional postgraduate coursework in management at Benedictine University in 1977.

Contributing his research to professional journals, Mr. Williams served as the editor of Southern Engineer from 1947 to 1948. He has obtained a patent in his field and a Trustee Service Award from the Illinois Association of Wastewater Agencies in 1986. Accepting a Citizens Award from the Downers Grove Evening chapter of Kiwanis and a Norfolk Southern R.R. fellowship in 1950, among other honors, Mr. Williams is a valued member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Society of Automotive Engineers, the Jamestowne Society, the Raleigh Host Lions Club, and the Sons of the American Revolution.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Mr. Williams has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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