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Stephen David Hassenfeld

Stephen David Hassenfeld, American manufacturing company executive.


  • Hassenfeld, Stephen David was born on January 19, 1942 in Providence. Son of Merrill Lloyd and Sylvia Grace (Kay) Hassenfeld.

  • Education

    • Student, Johns Hopkins University, 1962. D. Public Service, Rhode Island College, 1984. HHD, Bryant College, 1985.


    • With Hasbro Industries Inc., Pawtucket, Rhode Island, 1963-1989. Vice president marketing Hasbro Industries, Inc., 1967-1968, executive vice president, 1968-1974, president, 1974-1980, chairman board, chief executive officer, 1980-1989, also director. Director American Stock Exchange.

      Board governors Bank of Boston. Board directors Johns Hopkins University.


    Past fellow Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts. Past trustee Temple Emanu-El, Providence, Rhode Island, 1981-1984, Foundation for Repertory Theatre of Rhode Island, 1978-1984. Board trustees Rhode Island Public Expenditures Council, board governors, 1986-1989.

    Board directors Jewish Federation Rhode Island, 1976-1989, United Way of Southeastern New England, Inc., 1985-1989, Southeastern region National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1976-1989, John H. Chaffee Steering Committee, 1975-1982, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, New York City, 1982-1989. Member Young President Organization, 1983-1989, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, New York City, Rhode Island Philharmonic Council, Rhode Island Commodores, from 1978, Rhode Island Council of National Jewish Hospital-National Asthma Center, 1980-1989, Corporation of Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra, 1981, Providence College president council, 1985-1989. Member business advisory council University Rhode Island, 1976-1978.

    Board directors Children's Friend and Service, Providence, 1974-1977, Federal Hill House, 1973-1976. Member advisory committee Rhode Island Strategic Development Commission, 1982-1984. Member advisory council School Continuing Studies, Johns Hopkins University, 1983-1989, director advanced international studies.

    Member Toy Manufacturers Association (director 1974-1976).


    • father: Merrill Lloyd Hassenfeld
    • mother: Sylvia Grace (Kay) Hassenfeld
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    Born January 19, 1942
    Died June 25, 1989
    (aged 47)