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M. Walter Bussewitz

M. Walter Bussewitz, American writer. Chartered Life Underwriter; chartered finance consultant. Treasurer Housing Help, Huntington, New York, 1970-1977. Member Society Professional Journalists (editor newspaper New York chapter 1969-1974, President' award 1972), New York Finance Writer's Association, American Society CLUs, Public Relations Society of America, National Press Club, Silurians, University Wisconsin Alumni Association.

Background

  • Bussewitz, M. Walter was born on November 23, 1919 in Horicon, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Walter Richard and Addie Mae (Rupnow) Bussewitz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Wisconsin, 1941.

    Career

    • Writer radio news Transradio Press, Chicago, 1941-1942, United Press International, Milwaukee and St. Paul, 1942-1943. Writer business news Associated Press, New York City, 1943-1958. Manager press relations Equitable Life Association Society of the United States, 1959-1969, director information services, 1970-1973.

      Assistant vice president office of corporation responsibility New York Life, 1973-1974. Special staff writer Institute Life Insurance, 1974-1977. Regional director life insurance media relations American Council Life Insurance, Washington, 1977-1985.

      Contributing editor Life Association News, Washington, 1986-1990. Columnist National Underwriter, Washington, 1986-1990, Northwest correspondent, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Chartered Life Underwriter. Chartered finance consultant.

    Works

    • Author numerous booklets on personal finance, l980-85. Contributor articles on insurance related subjects to professional publications.

    Membership

    Treasurer Housing Help, Huntington, New York, 1970-1977. Member Society Professional Journalists (editor newspaper New York chapter 1969-1974, President' award 1972), New York Finance Writer's Association, American Society CLUs, Public Relations Society of America, National Press Club, Silurians, University Wisconsin Alumni Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music.

    Connections

    • Married Marjorie E. Veness, June 12, 1943. Children: Stephen, Gerald.
    • father: Walter Richard Bussewitz
    • mother: Addie Mae (Rupnow) Bussewitz
    • spouse: Marjorie E. Veness
    • children: Stephen Bussewitz
    • Gerald Bussewitz
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    Born November 23, 1919
    Died September 25, 1994
    (aged 74)
    Nationality
    • 1941
      University Wisconsin
    • 1941 - 1942
      Writer, radio news Transradio Press
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1943 - 1958
      writer, business news Associated Press
    • 1973 - 1974
      assistant, vice president office of corporation responsibility New York Life
    • 1974 - 1977
      special staff writer, Institute Life Insurance
    • 1977 - 1985
      regional director, life insurance media relations American Council Life Insurance
      Washington, United States
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