The W.W. Williams Company began as a small family owned and operated business. Although it has become a multi-million dollar company, it has remained a family business throughout its history. The company has had only four presidents.
The founder, William Wallace Williams Sr., served as president until his death in 1931. His eldest son, Jules Clare Williams became president in 1932 and continued in that position until 1963. David F. Williams, grandson of the founder, succeeded his uncle until 1999. At that point,
William S. Williams, son of David F. Williams took the helm and is leading the company with a commitment to the strength, integrity and endurance that have defined this company from day one.
The following is an abbreviated timeline indicating some of the major events that have shaped the history and the future of W.W.Williams.