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Terrence Allen Elkes

Terrence Allen Elkes was American communications executive. Bar: New York 1959.

Background

  • Elkes, Terrence Allen was born on April 28, 1934 in New York City. Son of Sidney and Beatrice (Sachnin) Elkes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, City College of New York, 1955. Juris Doctor, University Michigan, 1958.

    Career

    • Attorney Prentice Hall, Inc., 1958-1959. Counsel international division Norwich Pharmacal Company, 1959-1965. Corporate Counsel, also vice president, secretary Parsons & Whittemore, Inc., 1965-1972.

      Corporate Counsel Black Clawson Company, 1965-1972. Treasurer Prince Albert Pulp Company Ltd., 1966-1972. Vice president, secretary, general counsel Viacom International, Incorporated, New York York City, 1972-1976, executive vice president, 1976-1978, president, 1978-1987, Chief Executive Officer, 1984-1987.

      Principal Apollo Partners, LLC-New York, 1987—2008. Board directors International Data Corporation Services Corporation, Tennis Channel, 2001. Managing director Apollo Radio, Ltd., 1989-1996.

      Chairman Compact Video Corporation, 1991-1993, International Post Ltd., 1994-1997, Video Services Corporation, 1997-2000.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1959.

    Membership

    Trustee University Michigan Law School, 1992, member president advisory group University Michigan, 1992, member investment advisory group & technical transfer group, 1992. President Jewish Outreach Institute, 1999. Member board regents Center Security Policy, 2003, board directors, 2005, chairman executive committee, 2006.

    Member president advisory committee City College of New York, INUST advisory committee, 2007.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Jerkowsky, June 14, 1959 (deceased 2007). Children: Steven Andrew, David Adam, Daniel Arthur.
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    Born April 28, 1934
    Died January 18, 2008
    (aged 73)
    • 1955
      City College of New York
    • 1958
      University Michigan
    • 1958 - 1959
      Attorney, Prentice Hall
    • 1959 - 1965
      counsel, international division Norwich Pharmacal Company
    • 1965 - 1972
      corporation counsel, Parsons & Whittemore
    • 1965 - 1972
      also vice president, Parsons & Whittemore
    • 1965 - 1972
      secretary, Parsons & Whittemore
    • 1965 - 1972
      corporation counsel, Black Clawson Company
    • 1966 - 1972
      treasurer, Prince Albert Pulp Company Limited
    • 1972 - 1976
      vice president, Viacom International
    • 1972 - 1976
      secretary, Viacom International
    • 1972 - 1976
      general counsel, Viacom International
    • 1987 - 2008
      principal Apollo Partner, s
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