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Gordon Alfred Dressel

Gordon Alfred Dressel, American cable television executive. City councilman City of St. Clair Shores, 1967-1979. Staff sergeant, United States Air Force, 1959-1966, Michigan.

Background

  • Dressel, Gordon Alfred was born on April 1, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Alfred and Frieda Emma Elsie (Wilde) Dressel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Psychology, Houghton College, 1956. Master of Arts in Education, Wayne State University, 1967.

    Career

    • General manager Golden West Entertainment, Austin, Texas, 1979-1980. Commercial development director Warner Cable, Houston, 1980-1984. Vice president, general manager Advanced Earthstas., 1984-1986.

      Commercial development manager Times Mirror/Republic Cable, Phoenix, 1986-1987, Continental Cable, Culver City, California, 1987-1991, Colony Cable, Palm Desert, 1992-1993, Comcast Cable, Ontario, since 1993. High School teacher, Lake Shore High School, St. Clair Shores, Michigan, 1961-1979.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Membership

    City councilman City of St. Clair Shores, 1967-1979. Staff sergeant, United States Air Force, 1959-1966, Michigan.

    Personality

    Interests

    Restoring 1933 ford, golf, bicycling, working out, drama, chorale.

    Connections

    • Married Gertraude Marianne Ritsert, November 23, 1958 (divorced 1976) children: Bruce, Heidi, Michelle, Kerry.
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    • 1956
      Houghton College
    • 1967
      Wayne State University
    • 1979 - 1980
      General manager, Golden West Entertainment
      Austin, Texas, United States
    • 1980 - 1984
      commercial development director, Warner Cable
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1984 - 1986
      vice president, Advanced Earthstas.
    • 1984 - 1986
      general manager, Advanced Earthstas.
    • 1986 - 1987
      commercial development manager, Times Mirror/Republic Cable
      Phoenix, Arizona, United States
    • 1987 - 1991
      commercial development manager, Times Mirror/Republic Cable
      Culver City, California, United States
    • 1992 - 1993
      commercial development manager, Times Mirror/Republic Cable
      Palm Desert, California, United States
    • 1993
      commercial development manager, Times Mirror/Republic Cable
      Ontario, Canada
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