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Gerald Anthony Ryan

Gerald Anthony Ryan, American financial advisor, venture capitalist. Member Kahkwa Club, Aviation Club.


  • Ryan, Gerald Anthony was born on October 24, 1935 in Milwaukee. Son of Gerald Edward and Frances (Dierksmeier) Ryan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1957.


    • Engineer, Johnson Controls, Buffalo, 1958-1961. Manager Johnson Controls, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1961-1973. President The Text Encoding Initiative Corporation, Erie, 1973-1975.

      Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Erie Business Management Corporation, since 1975. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Skinner Engine Company, 1986-1998. President Ryco Holding Ltd., 1986-1998.

      Chairman board Automated Industrial Systems, Fairview, Pennsylvania, since 1981, Spectrum Control, Inc., Erie, since 1990, Personal Service Corporation, 1974-1982, Rent-Way, Inc., since 1981, Wolf Public Company, Kauai, Hawaii, since 1987, Waterfront Restaurant, Inc., since 1993.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member Kahkwa Club, Aviation Club.


    • Married Carole Lesley Schuster, May 19, 1956. Children: Karen Pennsylvania Kevin M., Kimberly F., Kendra A., Keith A.
    • father: Gerald Edward Ryan
    • mother: Frances (Dierksmeier) Ryan
    • spouse: Carole Lesley Schuster
    • children: Karen Pennsylvania Kevin M. Ryan
    • Kimberly F. Ryan
    • Kendra A. Ryan
    • Keith A. Ryan
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    Born October 24, 1935
    • 1957
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology