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Richard L. Freund

Richard L. Freund, American communications company executive, consultant, lawyer. Bar: New York 1944, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1944. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Freund, Richard L. was born on January 30, 1921 in New York City. Son of Sidney J. and Cora (Strasser) Freund.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, New York University, 1941. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1944.

    Career

    • Associate Lauterstein, Spiller, Bergerman & Dannett, New York City, 1943-1946. Labor administrator Publix Shirt Corporation, 1946-1947. Attorney R.H. Macy & Company Inc., 1947-1954.

      Labor attorney NBC, 1954-1957. Director labor relations ABC-Paramount Theatres Inc., 1957-1960. Vice president labor relations ABC, 1960-1972, corporation vice president labor relations, 1972-1986, Capital Cities/ABC Incorporated, New York York City, 1986-1987, consultant, 1987-1991.

      Co-chairman board trustee American Federation Musicians Pension Fund, New York City, 1967-1987. Trustee American Federation of television and Radio Artists Health and Retirement Fund, New York City, 1964-1987, National Association Broadcast Employees and Technicians Pension Fund, New York City, 1964-1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1944, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1944.

    Works

    • Contributing author: Susbidiary Rights and Residuals, 1968.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member Phi Beta Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Collecting antique silver and pewter, coin collecting/numismatics, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Esta Neiman, April 16, 1950. Children: Alice, Robert, Charles.
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    Born January 30, 1921
    Died March 16, 2005
    (aged 84)
    • 1941
      New York University
    • 1944
      Columbia University
    • 1943 - 1946
      Associate, Lauterstein
    • 1946 - 1947
      labor administrator, Publix Shirt Corporation
    • 1947 - 1954
      attorney, R.H. Macy & Company Incorporated
    • 1954 - 1957
      labor attorney, National Broadcasting Company
    • 1957 - 1960
      director, labor relations American Broadcasting Company-Paramount Theatres Incorporated
    • 1986 - 1987
      vice president, labor relations American Broadcasting Company
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