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Thomas Wayne Nedwek

Thomas Wayne Nedwek, American bar association executive.

Background

  • Nedwek, Thomas Wayne was born on September 30, 1933 in Milwaukee. Son of Thomas Anton and Josephine Ruth (Felski) Nedwek.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Marquette University, 1955. Postgraduate, San Diego State College, 1958. Postgraduate, Marquette University, 1961.

    Career

    • Teacher English Cathedral High School, San Diego, 1958—1960. Radio announcer Station WISN, Milwaukee, 1960—1965. Instructor English Milwaukee School Engineering, 1960—1962, Messmer High School, Milwaukee, 1962—1965.

      Member public relations staff Air Corps Electronics division, General Motors Corporation, 1965—1970. Senior reporter Station WISN-television, 1970—1972, director public relations, 1972—1976. Vice president public relations Milwaukee School Engineering, 1976—1980.

      Executive director Milwaukee Bar Association, since 1980. Corporation member Milwaukee School Engineering, since 1987. Alderman Glendale, Wisconsin, since 1976.

      Plan commissioner, 1976—1984. President Common Council, since 1989. Board directors St. Joseph's Hospital, 1980—1985, World Festivals, Inc., 1978—1983.

      Vice president Milwaukee Council Alcoholism, since 1980. Secretary Milwaukee Bar Foundation, since 1983. Trustee National Conference Bar Foundations, since 1990, North Shore library Board, since 1989, president, since 1992.

      Director Florentine Opera Club, since 1986. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1955-1958.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member of Marquette Alumni Association (national board directors since 1988), Marquette Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Alumni Association (president since 1988), Wisconsin Society Association Executives, National Association Bar Executives (delegate, executive board since 1987), American Society Association Executives, Public Relations Society America (past president Wisconsin chapter, assembly delegate), Milwaukee Press Club (secretary 1983-1985).

    Connections

    • Married Charlotte A. Jager, June 16, 1956 (divorced January 1982). Children: Thomas W. Junior, David J., Peter C., Annemarie R., Paul J.
    • father: Thomas Anton Nedwek
    • mother: Josephine Ruth (Felski) Nedwek
    • spouse: Charlotte A. Jager
    • children: Thomas W. Junior Nedwek
    • David J. Nedwek
    • Peter C. Nedwek
    • Annemarie R. Nedwek
    • Paul J. Nedwek
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    Born September 30, 1933
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