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William D. Walsh

AKA William Desmond Walsh

Born: 4-Aug-1930
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 16-Nov-2013
Location of death: Palo Alto, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Sequoia Associates

As an Assistant U.S. Attorney General, assisted in the prosecution of Vito Genovese in the 1950s. Donated $10M to Fordham University in 1997, for their library. Donated his collection of antiquities to Fordham University in 2007, establishing the Fordham Museum of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Art.

Brother: Donald
Wife: Jane (d. 2008, three daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Tara Jane Arnold
Daughter: Deborah Hirsch
Son: Michael Walsh
Daughter: Suzanne Tinsley
Son: Peter Walsh

    University: BA, Fordham University (1951)
    Law School: JD, Harvard Law School
    Administrator: Trustee, Fordham University
    Administrator: Dean's Academy Board, Harvard Law School

    Sequoia Associates, LLC Founder and Chairman (1982-)
    Arcata Corporation President and CEO
    McKinsey & Company
    Assistant US Attorney Southern District of New York (1955-58)
    Member of the Board of Ameriscape, Inc. (1999-, as Chairman, 2000-)
    Member of the Board of Basic Vegetable Products (1990-99)
    Member of the Board of Clayton Group, Inc. (as Chairman, 1996-2002)
    Member of the Board of Consolidated Freightways Corporation (1996-)
    Member of the Board of Creativity, Inc. (1998-)
    Member of the Board of Crown Vantage, Inc. (1996-2002)
    Member of the Board of Golden Valley Farms LLC (1996-99)
    Member of the Board of National Education Corporation (1987-97)
    Member of the Board of Newcourt Credit Group (1993-99)
    Member of the Board of Newell Manufacturing Corporation (1988-2000)
    Member of the Board of Unova, Inc. (1997-)
    Member of the Board of URS (1988-)
    American Ireland Fund Board of Directors (1997-)
    Hoover Institution Board of Overseers
    Knights of Malta
    Irish Ancestry

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