Price, Gwilym A.

Price, Gwilym A. (Alexander)

(1895–1985) corporate executive; born in Canonsburg, Pa. Trained as a lawyer, he was briefly president of the Peoples-Pittsburgh Trust Company before becoming president and CEO (1946–60) and chairman (1960–63) of Westinghouse Electric Corporation. His tenure at Westinghouse was marked by the company's pioneering work on atomic energy.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.