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John Thomas Rietz

John Thomas Rietz, American investment company executive. With United States Marine Corps, 1952-1955. Member Hotel Development Association (finance manager Belize 1992), Caribbean Hotel Association (representative Puerto Rico 1982-1992), Belize Tourist Association.

Background

  • Rietz, John Thomas was born on March 14, 1933 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Elmer Weber and Ruth (Vanderwicken) Rietz.

  • Education

    • Student, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1952.

    Career

    • President Hooker Rietz Productions, Hollywood, California, 1958-1976, John T. Rietz Company, Inc., Oklahoma City, 1972-1989. Director Rietz Productions, Ltd., Hollywood, from 1976. President, chairman board Journeys End Resorts, Inc., Miami, Florida, from 1981.

      Director Interfunding Corporation, Belize, Center American, from 1990. Co-managing director Overseas Trading Corporation, from 1992. Director Venture Capital Association Belize, since 1988.

      Co-managing director Interfunding Corporation.

    Works

    • Producer motion pictures, 1959-1964.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    With United States Marine Corps, 1952-1955. Member Hotel Development Association (finance manager Belize 1992), Caribbean Hotel Association (representative Puerto Rico 1982-1992), Belize Tourist Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fishing, scuba diving, race car driving.

    Connections

    • Married Jennie Spiro, September 26, 1955. Children: Robin, Barry, Jeffrey Dean.
    • father: Elmer Weber Rietz
    • mother: Ruth (Vanderwicken) Rietz
    • spouse: Jennie Spiro
    • children: Robin Rietz
    • Barry Rietz
    • Jeffrey Dean Rietz
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    Born March 14, 1933
    Died November 2, 2006
    (aged 73)
    Nationality
    • 1952
      Coe College
    • 1958 - 1976
      President, Hooker Rietz Productions
      Hollywood, Florida, United States
    • 1972 - 1989
      President, Hooker Rietz Productions
      Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States