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Gary Hugh Sperling

Gary Hugh Sperling, American judge. Bar: New York 1969. Chairman Civic Affairs Forum, 1974-1976, Public Interest Public Relations, New York City, 1976-1978; board directors American Chess Foundation, 1976-1993. Member United States Chess Federation (president 1978-1981, treasurer 1990-1993), World Chess Federation (zonal president 1978-1981), Marshall Chess Club (president 1986-1988).

Background

  • Sperling, Gary Hugh was born on July 14, 1945 in Newark. Son of Bernard A. and Rose Sperling.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Columbia University, 1966. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1969.

    Career

    • Staff aide Office Congressman P. Burton of California, Washington, 1964, Office Congressman W.F. Ryan of New York, Washington, 1965-1967. Clerk Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York City, 1968. Associate Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler, 1969-1971.

      Executive director Citizens Union, 1971-1976, 77-78. General counsel New York City Department Ports and Terminals, 1978-1982, 1st. deputy commissioner, 1979-1986. Investor, 1986-1990; administrative law judge Department Transportation, 1990-1994.

      Senior administrative law judge Department Finance, since 1994. Executive producer, host At Issue, Sta Way of New York City-television, New York City, 1974-1976.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1969.

    Works

    • Editor: Across from City Hall newsletter, 1971-1976, 77-78. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Chairman Civic Affairs Forum, 1974-1976, Public Interest Public Relations, New York City, 1976-1978. Board directors American Chess Foundation, 1976-1993. Member United States Chess Federation (president 1978-1981, treasurer 1990-1993), World Chess Federation (zonal president 1978-1981), Marshall Chess Club (president 1986-1988).

    Personality

    Interests

    Chess, baseball.

    Connections

    • Married Suzanne Bert Tesler, June 3, 1966. 1 child, Lisa.
    • father: Bernard A.
    • mother: Rose Sperling
    • spouse: Suzanne Bert Tesler
    • child: Lisa Sperling
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    Born July 14, 1945
    (age 72)
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