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Theodore August Bruinsma

Theodore August Bruinsma was business executive. Bar: New York bar 1949, United States District Court 1949, Georgia bar 1953, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar 1980. Recipient award Freedoms Foundation, 1978.

Background

  • Bruinsma, Theodore August was born on August 3, 1921 in Prospect Park, New Jersey, United States. Son of Theodore and Ella (Ullman) Bruinsma.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Washington and Lee University, 1941. Iowa, Business School,, Harvard University, 1943. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1948.

    Career

    • Attorney Whitman Ransom & Coulson, New York City, 1948-1956. Vice president, general counsel McCall Corporation, 1956-1958. President Systematics, Inc., 1958-1961, Lear Jet, Inc., Wichita, Kansas, 1966-1967.

      Also director; president Harvest Industries, Inc., Los Angeles, 1969-1978. Also director; executive vice president Capital for Technology Industries, Santa Monica, California, 1963-1965, Packard Bell Electric, Los Angeles, 1965-1966. Councilman Glen Rock, New Jersey, 1956-1960.

      Dean Law School, Loyola University, Los Angeles, 1979-1981. President Los Angeles Chamber of C., 1983-1984, University Ventures, Los Angeles, 1984-1990. Retired

      State chairman Job Training Council, State of California, 1982-1985, member Industry/Education Council, 1983-1986, member California Economic Development Task Force, 1983-1986.

      Governor's appointment secretary, 1984. Member Los Angeles County Economy and Efficiency Commission, 1985-1988. Visiting scholar Claremont (California) Graduate School, 1991-1993.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York bar 1949, United States District Court 1949, Georgia bar 1953, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar 1980.

    Works

    • Author: Foresight Capacity, 1996, A Special Place, 1997, Our Peninsula, 1999.

    Membership

    Member Los Angeles Republican Central Committee. Board directors San Pedro (California) Young Men’s Christian Association, 1964-1966, American Education League, 1979-1982, San Pedro Hospital, 1987-1991. Trustee Boy Scouts American, San Pedro, 1965-1966.

    California chairman Assembly Republican Political Action Committee, 1978. Founder Los Angeles Political Affairs Council, 1977, Republican candidate for United States Senate, 1982. Trustee California State University, 1986-1989.

    Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, 50-51, PTO. Member Copyright Society United States of America (original trustee 1949-1956).

    Connections

    • Married Edith Moog, July 16, 1943. Children– Tim Charles, Lynn Ellen, Dayle.
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    • 1941
      Washington and Lee University
    • 1943
      Business School,
    • 1948
      Harvard University
    • 1948 - 1956
      Attorney, Whitman Ransom & Coulson
    • 1956 - 1960
      Councilman Glen Rock
      New Jersey, United States
    • 1956 - 1958
      vice president, McCall Corporation
    • 1956 - 1958
      general counsel, McCall Corporation
    • 1958 - 1961
      president, Systematics
    • 1963 - 1965
      executive, vice president Capital for Technology Industries
      Santa Monica, California, United States
    • 1965 - 1966
      executive, vice president Capital for Technology Industries
      Los Angeles, California, United States
    • 1966 - 1967
      president, Systematics
      Wichita, Kansas, United States
    • 1969 - 1978
      president, Harvest Industries
      Los Angeles, California, United States
    • 1979 - 1981
      dean Law School
      Los Angeles, California, United States
    • 1983 - 1984
      president, Los Angeles C. of C.
    • 1984 - 1990
      president, Los Angeles C. of C.
      Los Angeles, California, United States
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    Award