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John William Galiardo

John William Galiardo, American former lawyer. Bar: New York 1962.


  • Galiardo, John William was born on December 28, 1933 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Son of Joseph A. and Genevieve A. (Luxich) Galiardo.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1962.


    • Associate Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood, New York City, 1962-1971. Assistant general counsel E.R. Squibb & Sons, Inc., Princeton, New Jersey, 1971-1977. Vice president, general counsel Becton Dickinson and Company, Franklin Lakes, 1977-1994, vice chairman board directors, general counsel, 1994-2000.

      Retired, 2000

      Trustee Committee for Economic Development, since 1994, HealthCare Institute New Jersey, since 1998. Member Healthcare Leadership Council, 1994, trustee, since 1995. Board directors VISX, Incorporated, New York Jersey Manufacturers Institute Companies, Gynetics, Inc.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1962.


    Treasurer Charter Study Commission, Scotch Plains, New Jersey, 1970-1971. Member Joint Consolidated Committee, Princeton, New Jersey, 1973-1976. Member legal advisory council Atlantic Legal Foundation, New York City, 1986-1992, trustee, since 1992.

    Trustee Indiana College Fund New Jersey, Summit, 1986-1993, chairman, 1992. Trustee Fairleigh Dickinson University, since 1993. Board directors Project Hope, since 1995.

    Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Association Bar of City of New York, Health Industry Manufacturers Association (board directors since 1995, chairman since 1998), New Jersey Business & Industry Association (trustee since 1995).


    • Married Joan A. DeTurk, August 26, 1961. Children: Richard C., Christopher D., Elizabeth A.
    • father: Joseph A. Galiardo
    • mother: Genevieve A. (Luxich) Galiardo
    • spouse: Joan A. DeTurk
    • children: Richard C. Galiardo
    • Christopher D. Galiardo
    • Elizabeth A. Galiardo
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    Born December 28, 1933