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William Drake Rutherford

William Drake Rutherford, American investment executive. Bar: Oregon 1964, United States District Court Oregon 1966. Recipient Contribution to Individual Freedom award American Civil Liberties Union, 1981.

Background

  • Rutherford, William Drake was born on January 14, 1939 in Marshalltown, Iowa, United States. Son of William Donald and Lois Esther (Drake) Rutherford.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Oregon, 1961. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1964.

    Career

    • Associate Maguire, Kester & Cosgrave, Portland, Oregon, 1966-1969. House counsel May & Company, 1969-1970, private practice, 1970-1971, McMinnville, Oregon, 1971-1984. Member Oregon House of Representatives, Salem, 1977-1984.

      State treasurer State of Oregon, 1984-1987. Chairman Oregon Investment Council, 1986-1987. Executive vice president, director United States and Australia operations ABD International Management Corporation, New York City, 1987-1988, president, chief executive officer, board directors, 1988-1989.

      President, board directors Societé General Touche Remnant, 1990-1993. Director special projects Metallgesellschaft Corporation, New York City, 1994-1995. Managing director Macadam Capital Partners, Portland, 1995-1996.

      Chief Executive Officer Fiberboard Asbestos Compensation Trust, 1997. Principal Rutherford Investment Management LLC, since 1998. Past chairman board directors Metro One Telecomms.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Oregon 1964, United States District Court Oregon 1966.

    Works

    • Author: Who Shot Goldilocks?, 2006.

    Membership

    Trustee The Nature Conservancy, since 2005. Board directors Portland Opera Association, 1995—1999. Member investment board Oregon Community Foundation, since 2006.

    Member National Association State Treasurer (executive vice president 1985, 86, president western region 1985, 86), National Association State Auditors, Comptroller and Treasurer (executive committee 1987).

    Connections

    • Married Janice W. Rutherford, February 4, 1965 (divorced March 1982). Children: Wayne Donald, Melissa Drake. Married Karen Anderegg, January 2, 1994.
    • father: William Donald Rutherford
    • mother: Lois Esther (Drake) Rutherford
    • spouses: Janice W. Rutherford
    • Karen Anderegg
    • children: Wayne Donald Rutherford
    • Melissa Drake Rutherford
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    Born January 14, 1939
    • 1961
      University Oregon
    • 1964
      Harvard University
    • 1966 - 1969
      Associate, Maguire
      Portland, Jamaica
    • 1971 - 1984
      house counsel, May & Company
      Mcminnville, Oregon, United States
    • 1977 - 1984
      member, Oregon House of Representatives
      Salem, New Hampshire, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      state treasurer, State of Oregon
    • 1986 - 1987
      chairman, Oregon Investment Council
    • 1987 - 1988
      executive, United States and Australia operations All But Dissertation International Management Corporation
    • 1987 - 1988
      director, United States and Australia operations All But Dissertation International Management Corporation
    • 1990 - 1993
      president, s Societ+? General Touche Remnant
    • 1990 - 1993
      board director, s Societ+? General Touche Remnant
    • 1994 - 1995
      director, special projects Metallgesellschaft Corporation
    • 1995 - 1996
      managing director, Macadam Capital Partners
      Portland, Jamaica
    • 1997
      Chief Executive Officer, Fiberboard Asbestos Compensation Trust
    • 1998
      principal Rutherford Investment Management, Limited Liability Company
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