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Albert Billings Ruddock

Albert Billings Ruddock, business executive. award, 1943. member of the board of governors Los Angeles County Museum; member of the board Santa Barbara Foundation, Santa Barbara Museum Art. Received Arthur Noble Pasadena award, 1943.

Background

  • Ruddock, Albert Billings was born on January 13, 1886 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles H. and Sarah (Billings) Ruddock.

  • Education

    • Educated Hopkins Grammar School, New Haven, 1903. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1907. Master of Arts, Columbia, 1909.

      Student, Ecole Sciences Politiques, Paris, 1911.

    Career

    • Secretary American Embassy, Berlin, 1912-1916, Brussels, 1917. In Department of State, Washington, 1917-1920. American Embassy, Peking, 1920-1923.

      Resigned 1924; in private business, Los Los Angeles Director Security First National Bank, 1925-1929. Trustee Occidental College 1926-1948, California Institute Technology, since 1938, chairman board directors, 1954-1962. Member of the board of governors Los Angeles County Museum.

      Southern California, Symphony Association, 1934-1948, Pasadena Civic Music Association, 1944-1946, Town Hall of Los Angeles, 1941-1945. V. chairman Greater Los Angeles Plans, Inc. President Hollywood Bowl Association, 1932-1934, Pasadena War Chest, 1942-1944, Polytechnic Elementary School Pasadena, 1940-1948, Pasadena Hospital, 1923-1936, California Graduate School of Design, 1939-1942.

      Director Pasadena Community Chest, 1939-1945. Chairman management committee Huntington Hospital, 1936-1946. Chairman advanced committee, Los Angeles Company General Hospital, 1939-1947.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member of the board of governors Los Angeles County Museum. Member of the board Santa Barbara Foundation, Santa Barbara Museum Art. Received Arthur Noble Pasadena award, 1943.

    Clubs: California, Sunset (Los Angeles).

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Kirk, March 14, 1912. Children: Merritt Kirk, Billings Kirk.
    • father: Charles H. Ruddock
    • mother: Sarah (Billings) Ruddock
    • spouse: Margaret Kirk
    • children: Merritt Kirk Ruddock
    • Billings Kirk Ruddock
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    Born January 13, 1886
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