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After graduating from the Ohio State University in 1953 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Bill Watkins headed to California to work at the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation in mechanisms research. In 1966, after gaining additional design and field experience at The Marquardt Corp. and Honeywell, he joined WED Enterprises (later named Walt Disney Imagineering) as a project engineer. Projects during the next few years included the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Peoplemovers, the Peter Pan vehicles, and contributions to Autopia, the monorails, Alice in Wonderland, 20,000 Leagues submarines, and others.

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