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Ronald Bruce Frankum

Ronald Bruce Frankum, American communications executive, entrepreneur. Bar: California 1972. Named Chevalier, Sovereign. Military Order of the Temple of Solomon, London, 1988. With United States Naval Reserve, 1958-1963.

Background

  • Frankum, Ronald Bruce was born on November 17, 1935 in Winfield, Kansas, United States. Son of Bruce Edward and Hildreth Bessie (Spencer) Frankum.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, Government, University Texas, 1958. Juris Doctor, University San Diego, 1965.

    Career

    • Assistant to governor Governor of California, Sacramento, 1966-1972. President Center for Technology Services, San Diego, 1973-1981. Deputy director office policy development The White House, Washington, 1981-1982, deputy science advisor to president United States, 1982-1983.

      Chairman TFI Ltd., 1984-1987. Managing general partner Cellular Fund One, McLean, Virginia, 1988-1993. Founder Pakistan Mobile Communications Ltd., Islamabad, Pakistan.

      President Sierra-Potomac International, since 1997. Consultant, advisor, lawyer, since 1983. Chairman board directors IntelPhone, since 1993.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1972.

    Works

    • Author: A Tax Policy Analysis of the Transient Occupancy Tax, 1980, Emerging Issues in Local Government Law, 1976, Politics of Change in Local Government, 1973. Editor, manager, public over 50 research projects.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    With United States Naval Reserve, 1958-1963.

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Karam, August 4, 1962. Children: Katherine Jamalle, Ronald Bruce Junior.
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    Born November 17, 1935
    • 1958
      Government
    • 1965
      University San Diego
    • 1966 - 1972
      Assistant, to governor Governor of California
      Sacramento, California, United States
    • 1973 - 1981
      president, Center for Technology Services
      San Diego, California, United States
    • 1981 - 1982
      deputy director, office policy development The White House
      Washington, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      chairman, TFI Limited
    • 1988 - 1993
      managing general partner, Cellular Fund One
      Mclean, Virginia, United States
    • 1997
      president, Sierra-Potomac International
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