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Carl Walter Schafer

Carl Walter Schafer, brokerage house executive. Board directors Jewish Guild for the Blind, 1988-1996; chairman, investment committee, William H. Donner Foundation and Donner Canada Foundation, Amnesty International Leadership Group. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Schafer, Carl Walter was born on January 16, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of MacHenry George and Gertrude (Herrick).

  • Education

    • Bachelor with distinction, University Rochester, 1958.

    Career

    • Budget examiner Budget Bureau, Executive Office President, Washington, 1961—1964, legislation analyst, 1964-1966, deputy director budget preparation, 1966-1968, director budget preparation, 1968-1969. Staff assistant United States House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, 1969. Director budget Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1969-1972, treasurer, 1972-1976, finance vice president, treasurer, 1976-1987, lecturer industrial administration, 1975.

      Principal Rockefeller & Company, Inc., 1987-1990. President Atlantic Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey, from 1990. President, Chief Executive Officer, Palmer Square Inc., 1979-1981.

      Trustee, treasurer McCarter Theatre Company Inc., 1974-1976. Co-chairman New Jersey Governor's Task Force on Improving New Jersey Economic and Regulatory Climate, 1982-1983. Chairman investment advisory committee Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 1985-1992.

      Trustee American Bible Society, 1987-1992. Trustee, director Frontier Oil Corporation, Labor Ready, Inc., The Union Bank of Switzerland, Harding Loevner, European Investors and Guardian Groups of Mutual Funds, The Claremont Institute, Harbor Branch Institute Inc., Hamilton and Company, The Johnson Atelier and School Sculpture, The Banbury Fund. Member international advisory council Wm.

      Sword & Company, Inc. With United States Navy, 1958-1961.

    Membership

    Board directors Jewish Guild for the Blind, 1988-1996. Chairman, investment committee, William H. Donner Foundation and Donner Canada Foundation, Amnesty International Leadership Group. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Son of; 1 child, MacHenry George World War II.
    • father: MacHenry George Son
    • mother: Gertrude (Herrick) Son
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    Born January 16, 1936
    Died July 30, 2005
    (aged 69)
    • 1958
      University Rochester
    • 1969
      staff assistant, United States House of Representatives Appropriations Committee
    • 1987 - 1990
      principal Rockefeller & Company
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