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Albert Billings Ruddock

business executive.

Albert Billings Ruddock, business executive. award, 1943. member of the board of governors Los Angeles County Museum; member of the board Santa Barbara Foundation, Santa Barbara Museum Art. Received Arthur Noble Pasadena award, 1943.

Background

Ruddock, Albert Billings was born on January 13, 1886 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles H. and Sarah (Billings) Ruddock.

Education

Educated Hopkins Grammar School, New Haven, 1903. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1907. Master of Arts, Columbia, 1909.

Student, Ecole Sciences Politiques, Paris, 1911.

Career

Secretary American Embassy, Berlin, 1912-1916, Brussels, 1917. In Department of State, Washington, 1917-1920. American Embassy, Peking, 1920-1923.

Resigned 1924; in private business, Los Los Angeles Director Security First National Bank, 1925-1929. Trustee Occidental College 1926-1948, California Institute Technology, since 1938, chairman board directors, 1954-1962. Member of the board of governors Los Angeles County Museum.

Southern California, Symphony Association, 1934-1948, Pasadena Civic Music Association, 1944-1946, Town Hall of Los Angeles, 1941-1945. V. chairman Greater Los Angeles Plans, Inc. President Hollywood Bowl Association, 1932-1934, Pasadena War Chest, 1942-1944, Polytechnic Elementary School Pasadena, 1940-1948, Pasadena Hospital, 1923-1936, California Graduate School of Design, 1939-1942.

Director Pasadena Community Chest, 1939-1945. Chairman management committee Huntington Hospital, 1936-1946. Chairman advanced committee, Los Angeles Company General Hospital, 1939-1947.

Membership

Member of the board of governors Los Angeles County Museum. Member of the board Santa Barbara Foundation, Santa Barbara Museum Art. Received Arthur Noble Pasadena award, 1943.

Clubs: California, Sunset (Los Angeles).

Connections

Married Margaret Kirk, March 14, 1912. Children: Merritt Kirk, Billings Kirk.

father:
Charles H. Ruddock

mother:
Sarah (Billings) Ruddock

spouse:
Margaret Kirk

children:
Merritt Kirk Ruddock

Billings Kirk Ruddock