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Richard Charles Gallop

Richard Charles Gallop, lawyer, business executive. Bar: New York. Member finance committee Williams College; trustee Marymount College, Holderness School, Plymouth, New Hampshire; board overseers Pace University Law School; Member of Sleepy Hollow Country.


  • Gallop, Richard Charles was born on November 15, 1938 in New York City. Son of M. Robert and Sally Gallop.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Williams College, 1960. Juris Doctor, Harvard, 1963.


    • Partner firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York City, 1963-1979. Firm Caplin & Drysdale, Washington, 1979-1981. Senior vice president, general counsel Columbia Pictures Industries, Incorporated, New York York City, 1981, president, chief operating officer, 1983-1986.

      Managing director Allen & Company Inc., 1986-1989.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York.


    Member finance committee Williams College. Trustee Marymount College, Holderness School, Plymouth, New Hampshire. Board overseers Pace University Law School.

    Member of Sleepy Hollow Country.


    • Married Ann McEldowney, September 30, 1961. Children: Jeffrey, James.
    • father: M. Robert
    • mother: Sally Gallop
    • spouse: Ann McEldowney
    • children: Jeffrey Gallop
    • James Gallop
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    Born November 15, 1938
    Died November 23, 1989
    (aged 51)